Ms. Judith Amelia Knowles

Published 4:40 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020

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Judith Amelia Knowles, 81, passed peacefully on the morning of Feb. 23, 2020, in Demorest, Georgia.

Born in Lanett, she was the daughter of the late Nadine and Hugh Knowles. She was a passionate elementary school teacher that taught K-12 before retiring after 40 years.

Her joys in life were her family, helping others, fishing, crabbing and let’s not forget those cryptograms.

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She also enjoyed traveling and exploring new places.

In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her brother, John E. Knowles.

She is survived by her daughter, Janice A. Mullins, and two granddaughters, Abigale and Morgan Mullins, all of Demorest, Georgia. She is also survived by her sister, Susan K. Daniel, and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29,  at the First United Methodist Church of Lanett, with Donnie Erwin-Brown officiating. Visitation with family will be from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the parlor of the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Foothills Counseling Center, PO Box 1900, Clarkesville, Georgia, 30523.

The Mission at Foothills Counseling Center is to support a healthy environment for the residents of North Georgia by providing high quality professional counseling services regardless of income.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

Habersham Crematory (678-617-2210) of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.