Barbara Jo (Arnold) Knock of Erlanger, KY passed peacefully at her home on Friday, December 3 at the age of 74 after a long struggle with congestive heart failure. She was born on December 1,1947 in Williamstown, Kentucky to the late Wilbur L. Arnold and Charlene Tidwell Arnold. During her life she worked at Grant County Foods, Colonial Cottage Restaurant, Stringtown Restaurant, and Children’s Inc. For many years she enjoyed volunteering at St. John’s Nursing Home and Florence Care Home and remained a devoted UK Wildcat Basketball fan. Although Barbara will be deeply missed by her family and friends, her genuine faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior gives us the blessed hope that we will be reunited again.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband of 21 years, Jack Knock in 2010, her sister, Donna (Don) Hensley in 2007, her brother, Mike (Patti) Arnold in 2020, and her precious granddaughter, Verity Morrow in 2018. She is survived by her sister, Sharon Loomis of Martinsville, IN; two brothers, Rodney (Marie) Arnold of Dry Ridge, KY and Rusty (Cheryl) Arnold of Crittenden, KY; three children: son, Greg (Eliana) Marksberry of Orlando, FL, daughter, Tanya (Andy) Morrow of Lancaster, KY, and son, Brian Hatley of Erlanger, KY; seven grandchildren: Lydia (David), Holly, Anna Leigh (Patrick), Luke, Shawna (Sam), Amanda, and Lael, as well as several beloved nieces and nephews.
Barbara’s family will be holding a memorial service on Saturday, February 12, 2022, 1:00pm at Williamstown Christian Church in Williamstown, KY. Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Hospital.
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