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By Staff | Jan 7, 2011

Dixie Lee Knighten, 70, died Dec. 20, 2010 at Winchester Medical Center.

Born Aug. 29, 1940 in Jefferson County, W.Va., she was the daughter of Louise Thompson Carter of Shepherdstown and the late Wilson Carter.

She was a bookkeeper and secretary for Knighten Farms.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, William “Bill” A. Knighten; one son, William Knighten, Jr., of Shepherdstown; and two sisters, Linda Dean and husband G. Darby of Martinsburg, and Freda Mullaney of Stephen City, Va.

Funeral services were held on Dec. 22 at the Jefferson Chapel. Internment was at the Elmwood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda United Methodist Church c/o Martha Putz, 4995 Engle Moler Road, Shepherdstown, WV 25443 or Jefferson County Humane Society, PO Box 147, Charles Town WV 25414.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.