Jessie Fae Knotts, mother of Cecil Knotts
Posted Friday, May 4, 2012 09:17 PM


From Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home website

Jessie Fae Knotts
(March 10, 1923 - May 3, 2012)


A service to honor the life of Mrs. Jessie Fae Knotts will be 2 pm Saturday, May 5, 2012 in the chapel of Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home with Brother Clovis Sturdivant officiating. Interment will follow at Ramah Cemetery near Ashland, LA. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until 2 pm on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Knotts passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012 in Natchitoches, LA. She was born March 10, 1923 to Harrison Hathorn and Lillie Hathorn in Bienville Parish. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Knotts, Sr.; a son, Charles Mark Knotts; her parents, Harrison Hathorn and Lillie Hathorn; two sisters, Dean Weaver and Kittie Gill; and a brother, Bob Ray Hathorn.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Donna Vail and her husband, Jeff (Bub); sons, Roy Cecil Knotts, Jr. and his wife Kay and Roger Wayne Knotts and his wife Patsy. She was blessed with 8 grandchildren, Jeff Knotts, Jacqueline Scharr, Josh Knotts, Christi Breedwell, Danny Vail, Toni Brumley, Chai Knotts and Bronson Knotts as well as numerous great grandchildren; two special relatives that were as close as a brother and sister, Melvin and Ruth Stevens.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Andrew Bernard, Adam Breedwell, Josh Knotts, Jack Scharr, Jacob Scharr, Colby Sessions, Danny Vail and Dylan Vail. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Knotts and Melvin Stevens.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to Brenda Sepulvado,Leah Bernard,Debbie Hunter and Hospice of Natchitoches for their care and compassion during such a difficult time.