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Claudia Knight Abbott

Claudia Knight Abbott, 82, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, December 12, 2019, at Methodist Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Abbott; parents, Robert and Lena Knight; sisters, Susie Redd, Ida Frady, Francis Spencer and Dolly Howington; brothers, Carl Knight, Homer Knight and Herman Knight.

She is survived by her son, Richard (Tonya) Hart, Rockwood, Tennessee; grandchildren, Anthony Fugate, Christopher Newman, Chad Newman, Danielle Mallonee and Kimberly Hart; great-grandchildren, Keyona, Ayden, Landon, Jaxen, Auston, Madalinn, Kayleigh, Baileigh, Abel, Ellie Mae, Desmond and Devon; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Monday, December 16, at noon in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Colby Bridwell officiating. Burial was in Watson’s Chapel Cemetery.

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Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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