Nov. 6, 1940 — Jan. 1, 2008
NORWALK — Virginia A. (Prater) Knott, 67, of Norwalk and formerly of Cordel, Ky., died Tuesday in Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born Nov. 6, 1940 in Pineville, W.Va. to the late Hershel and Tennessee (Sweeney) Prater.
She came to the Norwalk area in 1958 from Cordel. She attended Mt. Harvest Church of God and enjoyed reading and studying the Bible. She also enjoyed crocheting, gardening and collecting Knick Knacks.
She is survived by her husband of 23 years, Harold R. Knott of Norwalk; sons and daughter in law, Steven Plasman of Norwalk, Robert and Cyndy Plasman of Arizona and James Plasman of Albuquerque, N.M.; daughters and son in law, Kathy Manhart of Clyde and Carol and Timothy Goodwin of Republic; 16 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters in law, Herschel and Ronda Prater, Jr. of Norwalk, Bobby Joe and Peggy Prater of Louisa, Ky.; and a sister and brother in law, Opal and Sterling Hayes of Louisa, Ky.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Flora Jean Prater.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the family in care of Carol Goodwin, 1931 North Township Road 81, Republic, Ohio 44867.
Burial will be in Prater Cemetery in Wilbur Kentucky.