McKnight, Grace E.  1963-2019

Grace Ellen McKnight, 56, of St. Joseph, passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at her home in St. Joseph.

She was born May 31, 1963, in Keokuk, Iowa, and spent many years in Kahoka, Missouri, prior to moving to St. Joseph.

She married Ronnie McKnight, on Sept. 29, 2012, and he survives of the home.

She retired from Wal-mart.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Grace was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Woodsmall and mother, Marion Louise Strickler.

She is survived by: husband, Ronnie McKnight; sisters, Bridget Evermon, St. Joseph, and Katherine Wylie, of Lake City, Florida; stepfather, Stuart Stickler, of Kahoka; great-nephew, Jayden Hughes, of the home; and half brother, Ted Woodsmall, Wayland, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Funeral services following at 3 p.m., at the Church.

She will be cremated under the care and direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.

Online condolence and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.