Dorothy I Smoot


Dorothy “Dottie” I. Smoot, 88, of Knightstown passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at Heritage House in New Castle. She was born September 23, 1929 in Centralia, KS a daughter of Earl and Lilly Brammer.

Dottie lived in the Grant City community before moving to Knightstown. She had worked at Gregor’s Bakery in Knightstown. She was a member of the Greensboro Church of the Nazarene where she served as missionary president, taught children’s Sunday School classes and received numerous awards. Dottie loved cooking meals for others, hosting visiting ministers, and loved to go fishing with her husband. She was the last of 11 children.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 70 years, Morris Smoot of Knighstown; three sons, Mike Smoot of Raysville, Pat (Brenda) Smoot of Knightstown and Mark (Diane) Smoot of Greenfield; five grandchildren, Wes Smoot, Sara Widner, Tyler Smoot, Audrey Smoot and Olivia Winters; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 11, 2018 at the Greensboro Church of the Nazarene with Reverends Ray Easley and Michael Kohl officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 PM Wednesday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service Knightstown Chapel.

A legacy Dottie would pass on to her family and friends is Ephesians 4:32, “Be ye kind, one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.”

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