Funeral services for Alfred S. Knotts, 71, of 1910 West
Flamingo, Sp. No. 135,
Nampa, who died Tuesday at his home,
will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Alsip Funeral
Chapel with Dr. James O. York, Sr., pastor of the Nampa First Christian
Interment will follow in the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
was born on March 13, 1910 at Weatherford, Texas
to Charles S. and Ida May Knotts.
In 1923 he moved to
Calif., with his parents where he
was reared and educated. He
married Reba Mae Ryerson April 18, 1937 at
Santa Barbara, Calif.
They lived in Los Angeles where he worked as a truck driver.
In 1971 they moved
to Bonanza, Ore., and to
in June 1975. They
were foster parents at the
Idaho State School
and Hospital from August 1975 to 1978.
He was a member of
the Nampa First Christian Church.
is survived by his wife of Nampa; two daughters, Mrs.
William (Eleanore Mae) Crowther, Nampa, Mrs. John (Linda
Marie) Strawhorn, Marysville, Calif.; two brothers, Edward
Knotts, Poway, Calif., Charles Knotts, Los Angeles, Calif.;
two sisters, Mrs. Lorraine Impson, Federal Way, Wash., Mrs.
Lois Kruger, Los Angeles, Calif.; six grand-children, five
great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in
death by four brothers and a sister.
Pallbearers will be
John Strawhorn, Dave Campbell, Ira Turner, Barnnett Ryland,
Lee Young and Jesse Walker.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Mercy Medical
Center Home Nursing Care 1512 12th Ave. Road, Nampa, 83651 or flowers may