Dorothy McGough Knott
Dorothy McGough Knott
  • October 8, 1924 - March 16, 2017
  • Jenkinsburg, Georgia

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Mrs. Dorothy McGough Knott, “Mama Dot”, age 92, of Jenkinsburg, GA passed away March 16, 2017. Mrs. Knott was born in Jenkinsburg, the daughter of the late Bessie Corine Pelt McGough and George Dewey McGough. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Stephens Knott. Mrs. Knott was a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson and very active in her Sunday School Class. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, babysitting her grandchildren, reading, playing scrabble, listening to gospel music, cooking and was most famous for her fried pies. Mrs. Knott was known to her family for always sending cards for all occasions, serving others, and being very humble. She enjoyed attending her Russell High School Reunions Class of 1941.

Survivors are her children, Randy Knott (Susan) of Canton, Glenda Keck of McDonough and Judy Gardner (Lee) of Locust Grove; grandchildren, Tim Keck (Dawn), Chad Knott (Nikki), Kimberly Armour (Brad), Jeremy Keck (Sabrina), Jennifer Carter (Jake), Jeffrey Keck (Brenda), Erin Peters (Justin), Julie Jones (Josh), Luke Gardner (Athena), and 20 beautiful great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough on Saturday, March 18, 2016, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. Funeral service will be on Sunday, March, 19, 2017 – 3:00 PM at Jackson First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Joseph officiating. Interment will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Greater Things Funds at First Baptist Church in Jackson.

Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Haisten Funeral Home in McDonough (770.914.8833). To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at