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Melvin Earl Knowland, Age 79

on Thursday, 21 February 2019. Posted in Obituaries


Melvin Earl Knowland, 79, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Clark Memorial Hospital. He was a retired terminal manager at Allied Systems. Melvin was a member of Local 89, American Legion Post 35 and Springdale United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. Melvin was a native of Jeffersonville, IN.

He is survived by his wife Naomi R. Knowland of Jeffersonville, IN.; step-daughter Elizabeth Knowland of Jeffersonville, IN.; brother Charles Knowland (Mary) of Macon, GA.; sister Joyce Mitchum of New Albany, IN.

Melvin was preceded in death by his father Earl Knowland; mother Margie Knowland; sister Betty Sue Burns.

Funeral service will be held Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at E.M. Coots’ Sons Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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