Maple Mount, KY -- Sister Jamesetta Knott, 86, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Oct. 22, 2011, at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 63rd year of religious life. She was a native of Wilhelmina.
Born Mildred Louise Knott to the late James and Virgie Knott, Sister Jamesetta was known for her compassion, prayerfulness and a listening heart. She taught at St. Angela Merici School, Florissant, (1980-81) along with several schools in Kentucky and Nebraska. She served as parish minister in the Owensboro Diocese and was director of food service at Mount Saint Joseph in Maple Mount, Ky.
Survivors include four sisters: Mary Smith of Boone, N.C., Mabel Macke of Saint Paul, Mo., Margaret Brown of Arnold, Mo., and Sister Mary Mercedes Knott of Maple Mount; two brothers: Charles Knott of Arnold, Mo., and James Knott of Imperial, Mo., nieces and nephews and the members of her religious community.
The funeral Mass was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation began Monday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.
Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial gifts for Sister Jamesetta Knott may take the form of donations to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.