Peggy M. Knight, 77, Kokomo, died in her home after a brief illness. She was born May 11, 1936, in Jennings County, to Ollie and Martha (Willoughby) Kissick.
She married Robert H. Knight in August 1953 in Jennings County, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1979.
Peggy attended school in Jennings County and received her associate degree in interior design from Pensacola Junior College. She had lived in Pensacola, Fla., Frankfort and Kokomo. Peggy was a longtime and active member of the Calgary Baptist Church in Kokomo. A homemaker, she was also an interior design specialist and enjoyed furniture restoration. Peggy was a loving grandmother and great-grandmother.
She is survived by four sons, Mike (Theresa) Knight , Moyock, N.C., Robert (Nicole) Knight, Indianapolis, David Knight, Rossville, and Sam (Trish) Knight, Carmel; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Born to a family of 14 children, three sisters and three brothers survive.
Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeff Sexton will officiate the service. Visitation will begin at noon until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at goodwinfuneralhome.com.