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Charity G. Knowles, 79, of Gary, Ind., passed away Oct. 11, 2015.
She was born in McLeansboro on Nov. 6, 1935.
She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Bill Knowles of Gary, Ind.; three daughters, Janice Rutledge of Gary, Ind., Rebecca Knowles of Highland, Ind., and Patrica (Dean) Wallace of Racine, Wis.
Charity retired from U.S. Steel Gary Works after 30 years of service. She loved fishing and spending time at her lake house. She also loved bowling and received the "Super Senior Bowler of the Year" award in 2010.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jasper and Pauline Lockwood.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the IOOF Cemetery in McLeansboro.
Obituary information was provided by Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro.
Published on May 30, 2016
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