'Jimmie' Evans Knighton

'Jimmie' Evans Knighton


Passed: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Funeral: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Age: 69
Location: Duncan

Jimmie Renee Evans Knighton, 69, widow of James Mike Knighton, passed away September 16, 2021.

A native of Greenville, S.C., daughter of the late James Carlos Evans and Doris Ruth Smith Robison, she was a retired employee of the Department of Social Services and member of 4 Points Church.


Surviving are two daughters, Jennifer Kelly (Tim) of Duncan, Kayla Chan (Sergio) of Simpsonville; one sister, Kathy Evans of Greer; and four grandchildren, Abbigale Kelly, Brianna Kelly, Carter Kelly and Elon Chan.

She was also predeceased by two daughters, Amy Evans and Amanda Evans; one brother, David "Buddy" Evans; and one granddaughter, Kaide Kelly.

Funeral Services:

Due to the passing of our parents within 24 hours, a joint funeral service will be
held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021, at The Wood Mortuary Chapel,
conducted by Chaplain Bryan Bailey.

Visitation will be held 9:30 until 10:45 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary prior to the

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Greenville Memorial Children's Hospital, 701 Grove
Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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