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Barbara Lee Knotts

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Barbara Lee Knotts, 79, of Alpena passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.

Barbara White was born December 19, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Harvey and Viola (Coughlin) White. On April 18, 1975, she married James D. Knotts. He preceded her in death on September 29, 2012. Barbara owned and operated Alpena Outdoor Center, retiring in 1996. She was a former member of Alpena Eagles and Red Hat Society.

Surviving are her nine children, Cathy (Harry) Sutton, Michael (Cindy) Bellenir, Cynthia (DJ) Spiekerman, Richard Bellenir, Ronald (Roseann) Bellenir, Donald (Michelle) Knotts, Robert Knotts, Carl (Cara) Knotts, David (Audrey) Knotts; 19 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Knotts was preceded in death by her son, Thomas Bellenir; and sister, Patricia Demerjian.

Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Monday from 1 p.m. until the funeral service at 3 p.m. with Sister Mary Hughes officiating.

Interment:  King Settlement Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena Cancer Center.