Mable E. Shidler Knight, 96, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Clay City and Indianapolis died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at 5:10 a.m. at Atlantic Memorial Health Care.
She was born June 29, 1908, in Clay City, the daughter of William Shidler and Novella Swalley Shidler.
Formerly of Clay City, she moved to Indianapolis and lived there several years prior to moving to Long Beach in 1993. She married John R. Knight in 1928; he preceded her in death in 1965.
She was a member of the United Brethren Church in Lewis, Ind.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Belden Shidler and Merle Shidler; and one sister, Lucille Trueblood.
She is survived by her three daughters, Norma Novella Emberton and Patricia Fitzpatrick, both of Long Beach, and Joan Minerva of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; one sister, Virginia June Schneider of St. Petersburg, Fla.; five grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City with burial following at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 and Monday until time of services.