Irene Wood Knight

Jul 22, 2014

1925 — 2014

HAZELWOOD — Mrs. Irene Wood Knight, 89, of Hazelwood, passed away peacefully July 19, 2014, at Autumn Care. She was born in Jackson County to the late Frank Ora and Gertie Mills Wood. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Knight; brothers, Coy, Lester, Ray and Dallas Wood; sisters, Ida Wood, Ruth Underwood, Mae Keever and Ora Cogdill; and great-grandson, Joshua Powell.

Irene worked for Dayco and also at the Red Wing Gift Shop before becoming a full-time homemaker. She enjoyed traveling and camping with her family.

Survivors include her “son,” Robert Hugh Cogdill, of Waynesville; grandchildren, Michael Cogdill, of Charlotte, Jennifer McNany, of Stanley; great grandchildren, Haley and Jamie; and numerous nephews and nieces.

At her request no viewing or funeral services will be held. The family will hold a private graveside service where she will be laid to rest beside Samuel at Buchanan Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hazelwood Baptist Church.

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