Dorothy Knotts

Obituary of Dorothy Blanche Knotts

Dorothy Blanche Knotts,

76, of Terra Alta, died Saturday April 20, 2019 at Garrett Regional Medical Center, Oakland, MD.

The daughter of the late Harry G. and Goldie P. Davis DeWitt, she was born October 5, 1942 in Kingwood.

She retired from Hopemont Hospital after working for almost 25 years. She loved to do jigsaw puzzles, bird watching and spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She is survived by three daughters and spouses, Robin "Becky" and Ron Nazelrod of Terra Alta, Dory Fike and companion Kevin Michaels of Kitzmiller, MD and Marcie Jo and Michael Shahan of Terra Alta; two sons, Donald R. Knotts, Jr. and wife Martha and Tim Knotts, all of Terra Alta; one brother, Roger DeWitt of Terra Alta; a sister, Evaline DeStefani of Harrisonburg, VA; 10 grandchildren: Mathew (Krista) Nazelrod, Charidy (Glenn) Roberts, Kristin (Pat) Jones, Veronica Hovatter, Ryan (Charlyn) Knotts, Hailey Knotts (Kyle Grimm), Latasha (Jordan) Edwards, Derick (Courtney) Van Brunt, Desaray and Monika Van Brunt and 14 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ray Knotts, Sr. in 1995; four brothers, one sister; 2 grandchildren, Whitney Moats and Joshua J. Van Brunt, Jr. and 1 great granddaughter.

Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Tuesday from 3-7:00. The funeral service will be Wednesday April 24, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Aaron Knotts officiating. Burial will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery.

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