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Subject: [KYTAYLOR] Brian Lee Knifley Obituary - 1994
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2007 23:49:40 -0000

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A 22-year-old Taylor County man became the county's second traffic fatality of 1994 when he died early Monday morning in an accident on KY 55. Taylor County Deputy Sheriff Maurice Gorin, who investigated, said Brian Lee Knifley, 367 Grant Road, was traveling south on KY 55 at about 1:15 a.m. when his 1986 Chevrolet Cavalier evidently went out of control, hit an embankment and overturned several times. The accident occurred 3.9 miles south of Campbellsville about one-tenth of a mile from Fast Mart. Knifley was ejected from the vehicle during impact, according to Gorin. He was transported to Taylor County Hospital by the rescue squad where he was pronounced dead at 1:51 by Taylor County Coroner Terry Dabney. Dabney said Knifley suffered a serious head injury. The Taylor County Fire Department also responded. Gorin was assisted by Sheriff Sonny Cave and Kentucky State Police Trooper John Shipp. ~Obituaries of Taylor County, Kentucky, Volume V, compiled by Eunice Montgom!
ery Wright, p. 10

Brian Lee Knifley, 22, of Grant Road, Campbellsville, died Monday, Feb. 14, 1994, in Campbellsville as the result of an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 28, 1971, in Portsmouth, Va., to Bobby and Sue Ellen Smith Knifley of Campbellsville. He was a member of Woodlawn Christian Church and a student at the Green County Vocational School. He had also served with the United States Navy. Besides his parents, Knifley is survived by two sisters, Amy Lynn and Kristy Ann Knifley, both of Campbellsville; his grandparents, Harold and Winona Smith and Cecil Knifley; and his great-grandmother, Bessie Hay, all of Campbellsville. Funeral was at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 1994, at the Lyon-DeWitt Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Lebanon National Cemetery. The Rev. Richard McKinley and the Rev. Ray Roberts officiated. Pallbearers were John Smith, Jonathan Smith, Bart Knifley, Eugene Knifley, Lyle Knifley, Joe Knifley, Jeff Knifley, and Owen Knifley. ~Obituaries of Taylor C!
ounty, Kentucky, Volume V, compiled by Eunice Montgomery Wright, p. 11

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