Thursday, January 25, 2007

Luella (Bunnell) Knight Bivin Anderson, 95, of Neosho, passed away at the home of her daughter in Fairview on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007. She was born May 10, 1911, in Longville, Minn., the daughter of Isaac and Betsy bunnell. She was a graduate of Wheaton High School. She worked several years as a seamstress in the Pierce City and Neosho areas. She retired in 1973.

In 1930, she married Ora Knight who preceded her in death in 1970, and in 1973 she married Harold Bivin and he preceded her in death in 1987. In 1995 she married Clifton Anderson who preceded her in death in 1997.

Survivors include: three sons, and Ben Knight and his wife Esta, of Neosho, Ed Knight, of Pioneer, Winfred and his wife, Vicky, of Neosho; one daughter, Betty Duncan, of Fairview; three stepsons, Mike Bivin, of Fayetteville, Ark., Richard Anderson, of Alta, Iowa, and Kenneth Anderson, of Anchorage, Alaska; one stepdaughter, Jodie Champion, of Fayetteville, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and nine great great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Wayne Knight, two grandsons; and one great grandson.

Also preceding her in death were all of her family including six sisters and two brothers. She was a charter member of the Pioneer Baptist Church where services were held on Saturday with burial following at Rocky Comfort Cemetery in Rocky Comfort.

Arrangements were under direction of Wheaton Funeral Home, Wheaton.