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1930 Virginia 2021

Virginia Nell "Jenny" McKnight

June 18, 1930 — May 11, 2021

Memorial service for Virginia (Jenny) McKnight will be 2 p.m., Monday May 17th at MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel, friends may visit at the funeral home on Sunday, May 16 from 1pm-6pm.
Jenny went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. She was 90 years and 11 months.
Born June 18, 1930 in Sayre Oklahoma to Oral and Clara (Hoffar) Adams. She married Don W. McKnight in August 1949 and they had four children, 2 boys and 2 girls. Don passed away at the early age of 52 and she sadly had to continue her life without him. She became friends with Marian (Mern) Nickles and they ran Nickles Office Supply together. She later managed the Western Sizzlin in Claremore, and following that she became the manager of the Rogers County Work Training Center Bingo until she retired. After retirement her life centered completely around her family. She was always there for anything and everything. Her family meant the world to her and she meant the world to her family.
This amazing mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her son Guy McKnight and wife Sally, son Kevin McKnight and wife Lisa, daughter Cindy McKnight and her lifelong friend Mern Nickles. She also is survived by her 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews. Jenny was preceded in death by her parents Oral and Clara Adams, Husband Don McKnight, her daughter and son-in-law Connie and Rick Minnick and her sisters Juanita Myers and Frankie Cook McCoy.
May she rest in peace.
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Sunday, May 16, 2021

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

MMS - Payne Funeral Home & Cremation Service

102 W 5th St, Claremore, OK 74017

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