Macon County Chronicle

Diane Knott, 48

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000002822 StartFragment:0000002441 EndFragment:0000002786 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/9-27-11/obits/knott.doc 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. Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000003729 StartFragment:0000002443 EndFragment:0000003693 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/9-27-11/obits/knott.doc

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.