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Diane Knott, 48


Ms. Diane Knott age 48 of
Watertown was pronounced dead on arrival at 8:30 p.m. Sunday evening September
18, 2011 following a single vehicle accident, which was reported at 167
Lakeside Drive in the Defeated Creek Community.


The call to Smith County
E-911 was received at 7:45 p.m. that evening. Friday afternoon September 23rd
funeral services from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were
conducted at 1 p.m. by O’Neal Huffines. Burial followed in the Campground
Cemetery on Wartrace Creek. One of three children of Larry Eugene Knott and Mary
Frances Keith Knott, she was born Teresa Diane Knott in Mobile in Mobile
County, Alabama on October 13, 1962. Ms. Knott was the great-granddaughter of
the late William Ambrose and Flossie Lena Richardson Cook well known residents
of the Wartrace Community. Ms. Knott was employed with her family who are the
owners and operators of The Silver Store in Lebanon. She was a 1980 graduate of
Whites Creek High School and received her degree in cosmetology from the
Carroll Technical Institute in Carrollton, Georgia. Ms. Knott was of the
protestant faith. Surviving in addition to her parents is her daughter, Jasmine
Chandler Caray and husband Casey of Villa Rica, Georgia; two brothers, Doug
Brown and wife Kathy of Lebanon, Chris Knott and wife Rhonda of Difficult Community;
three grandchildren, Alyssa Chandler, Jacob Lewis and Carden Caray.