Donna Marie Knotts
Donna Marie Knotts, 59, Frankton went to be with her Lord and Savior suddenly on Monday, March 16, 2020 at Community Hospital in Anderson following recent health issues.
She was born Sept. 12, 1960, in Elwood, the daughter of Gerald and Minyoughn (Grimes) Harper. Donna was a 1978 graduate of Frankton High School and went on to get her associates degree in dental hygiene. She was currently a dental hygienist at Zionsville Family Dentistry.
On April 4, 1987, Donna married David Knotts and they have shared more than 32 years of marriage together. Donna will be remembered as being "A Woman of God" and was always an example of God's grace and goodness through acts of kindness. She was a selfless and caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, neighbor, and friend. Donna would always put the needs of others before hers, and she loved to care for and serve others.
Donna was a member of the Frankton First United Methodist Church. She was a very creative person who enjoyed making items for family events. Donna loved and adored her grandsons and enjoyed seeing them at every opportunity. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing or Donna.
She is survived by her husband, David Knotts; daughter, Lillie (husband, Joshua) Moore; son, Elijah Knotts; grandsons, Isaiah and Nathanael Moore; siblings, Leila (husband, Bob) Dailey, Jerry (wife, Sandy) Harper, Janice Hicks, Loretta Swisher, and Tom (wife, Kim) Harper; in-laws, Bob and Darlene Knotts; many extended Knotts family members; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
Donna was preceded in death by her father, Gerald Harper; brother, Jeff Harper; and brothers-in-law, Ron Swisher and Reggie Hicks.
A private family funeral service to honor and celebrate Donna's life will be held at Harper and Dunnichay Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Dailey officiating. A public celebration of Donna's life will be scheduled once the CDC regulations have been lifted.
A modified visitation will be held for Donna on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Harper and Dunnichay Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Staff from the funeral home will direct visitors when they may enter the funeral home to pay their respects. A limited number of family members will be present to receive visitors.
The family requests that anyone showing symptoms of illness please remain home for everyone's safety. Please utilize the funeral home website, Facebook page, and sympathy cards to express condolences to the family if you are unable to attend.
Published on March 18, 2020


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Peggy Lennon Shook
Mar 24, 2020
Donna was a ray of sunshine and a godly woman. She always looked like she was ready to burst with joy. I met her through Eli going to daycare at Loretta's with my son, Nathan Lennon. I can only imagine how she will be missed.
Cathg (Edwards) Blockson
Mar 20, 2020
Thinking of all Be safe Many Prayers
Terry Sheets
Mar 20, 2020
So sweet, kind, and funny. Memories eye recalls her laugh and the incredible joy and peace discovered during the church camp years when we were a teenagers clothes. Please accept sincere condolences for the family and the community for the loss of a fine Christian example who was wise beyond her years even as a youth.
Jerry & Mary Farmer
Mar 19, 2020
Donna was always a pleasure to talk to and so easy to enjoy her company. David, we know she was your world and we send you our condolences. If you need anything, we are right across the street so give me a yell and we will see what we can do.
Delmar and Ranae Crihfield
Mar 19, 2020
Dave- We are so sorry for your loss. She left way too soon. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Maria Marsh
Mar 19, 2020
I remember Donna as always being so kind and personable. She will be missed Hope the good memories you shared will help get you through