Patricia Ann McKnight

Andy LaytonSpecial to OVP

October 13, 2012

Patricia Ann McKnight, 82, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away on October 12, 2012.

She was born on June 24, 1930, in Pomeroy daughter of the late Frank and Lillian Marie Gress. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was also a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9926.

Mrs. McKnight is survived by her children, Judy (Rick) Triplett of Raven, Va., Sheila McKnight of Pomeroy and Beth (Jim) Clark of Middleport, Ohio; grandchildren, Brian (Vicky) Triplett of Raven, Va., Greg Triplett of Raven, Megan (BJ) Ervin of Racine, Ohio, Nick (Lara) Triplett of Raven, Va., Greg Triplett, Jerry Clark of Spring Mills, Pa. and David (Amanda) Triplett of Raven, Va.; great-grandchildren, Whitney Triplett, Tiffaney Triplett, Zach, Dylan, Phoebe, Cameron, Katilyn, Liam, Tyler and Bryleigh Triplett, Brayden and Conner Ervin; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Marty Gress of Middleport, Ohio, Carolyn Daily of Middleport, Ohio, Henry and Angie McKnight of Columbus, Ohio, Carlos McKnight of Florida, Don and Lenora McKnight of Pomeroy, Ohio, Peggy McKnight of Florida and Gary and Debbie McKnight of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leon McKnight; grandson, James Ryan Clark; brothers, Frank Edward Gress and Richard Gress; sister, Betty Ohlinger.

A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Tim Kozak officiating.

Burial will follow at the Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Monday from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with a vigil service at 7:30 p.m.

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