Madge Zufelt Knight

Marge KnightMay 14, 1922  — April 9, 2016

Madge Zufelt Knight, 93, a longtime resident of St. George, Utah, passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016. She was born May 14, 1922, in Vermillion, Utah, to Valentine Richard and Sarah Elizabeth Robinson Zufelt. On August 24, 1939, Madge married Milo Ciril Knight. Their marriage was later solemnized in the St. George LDS Temple.

Madge was the 6th of 14 children. From the 1st through the 3rd grades, she traveled to school in a covered wagon. She graduated from Richfield High School. Madge was a rare gem and a stunning beauty. She lived in Utah, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Georgia, Maryland and California.

She was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a temple worker in the Washington D.C. and St. George temples. Madge was an amazing artist and loved to paint. She took great pride and love in her children. Her grandchildren loved to spend as much time as possible with her.

She is survived by her loving and adoring husband, Milo Ciril Knight of St. George, Utah; daughters, Nancy Lee (Miles) France and Pamella Smith; brother, Gary; sister, Peggy Susanj; 9 grandchildren, 24 great- grandchildren and 5 great great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Milo Ciril Knight II; great-grandson, Jordan Taylor Rust; a son-in-law, Allen Smith; 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral Services

  • Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. at the Bloomington Hills 10th Ward Chapel, 1222 E. Brigham Rd., St. George, Utah.
  • There will be a viewing Wednesday prior to services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Chapel.
  • Interment will take place in the St. George City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Spilsbury Mortuary, 435-635-2212.

For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Spilsbury Mortuary online.   

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