Clarice Knight

Clarice Knight, age 97, of Murfreesboro, passed away on Jan. 15, 2013 at the Health Care Center at Adam’s Place.

She was a native of Rutherford County but lived in Davidson County for 50 years. Clarice was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nashville and retired from the Corps of Engineers then later from Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home.

Clarice was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Allan and Mary Ina Summar Knight; and sister, Alta Marie Knight. She is survived by her sister, Carolyn K. Brantly of Murfreesboro; nephew, Sam P. Brantly Jr.; great-nieces, Natasha Lynn (Chris) Barnes and Shelby Brantly; great-great nieces, Kristen Barnes and Lauren Barnes.

Chapel service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Jennings and Ayers Chapel with Drew Crosby officiating. Burial will follow at Milton Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at