Heaven gained another Angel. Thelma Jean Knight (formally Thelma Jean Banks) of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the age of 78. Jean was a loving wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Aunt. Jean was born on March 23, 1940 in Wrigley,Kentucky to Harlan & Christine Banks. Jean is survived by her husband, Gerald (Jerry) S. Knight, children Ronald G. Hammond (Sue), Michael D. Knight (Cheri), Barry K. Knight (Tammy), and Karen S. Harper. She is survived by brothers Tommy Banks (Nancy), Steve Banks (Lori) of Lexington, SC, and sister Roseann Seibert (Tim) of Dayton, OH. Grandchildren include James Knight and Mark Knight of McDonough, GA along with numerous nieces & nephews. Jean and Jerry previously resided in Medway, OH for an extensive number of years. They were the previous owners of LG Bottle Shop located in Locust Grove, GA where Jean was involved in the local community and developed a great rapport with many. Jean was a devoted wife over the years and instrumental in raising their children through her loving and caring nature. She was very family oriented in all that she did.
A funeral service is scheduled for 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 10th at Herald,Stewart,and Halsey Funeral Home in West Liberty, KY. Reverend James A. Riley will officiate. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the National Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org where donations are tax deductible.