Edna Dea Knight

Edna Dea Knight died peacefully at Vista Grande Assisted Living Residence in Cortez, Colo. on Friday, July 25, 2014.

She was born the daughter of Cy and Mattie (Kirkland) Jones in Hughes County, Okla. on February 13, 1928.

Edna will be missed for her great capacity for love, her unshakeable faith in God and her infectious sunny disposition. Her loving care for all around her will be long cherished. Edna loved being a wife and mother and particularly loved sewing clothes, gifts and treasures for friends and family.

One of 10 children, Edna is survived by her son, Mika Phillips and daughter-in-law, Judith Swain of Dolores; son-in-law, Roman Wunrow of Cecil Wis.; her sisters, Mary Jo Davis of Oklahoma City, Okla. and Sharon Admire of Nacona, Tex.; her niece, Wanda Aultman of Lexington, Okla.; and two grandsons, Kim and Sam Phillips; also by 2 special friends, Doris Priem and Joe Brown of Shawano, Wis. Edna is preceded in death by her husband, Maxie Knight; two sons, Thomas Phillips and Johnnie Knight; her daughter, Golda Wunrow; two granddaughters, Christie and Cathy Wunrow; brothers, Howard, Wayne and Cecil Jones, Jimmy, Willie and Richard Gregg and Donald Baker.

Cremation has occurred and a memorial service will be held at a later date in Holdenville, Okla., where she will be buried in the family plot.

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to www.ertelfuneralhome.com and click on the obituary section.