Mary Ann Knakmuhs, 57 of Olney, IL died on July 8, 2013 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney.
Mary Ann attended college, earning her degree in social work and counseling and had worked at the Southeastern Counseling Service as a substance abuse counselor. She was an actress and enjoyed performing on stages across the United States and here in the area she called home.
Survivors include a daughter; Naomi (and fiancé Brandon Harris) of West Salem, IL, a sister; Cynthia Bristow (Burt) of Harrisburg, IL and one grandson; Gage Lee Harris. She also leaves a friend and care-giver; Lisa McKinney of Olney, IL and Lisa’s children; Allen, Eleana, and Machala.
Following cremation, a Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Moravian Church in West Salem, IL. Inurnment of cremains will follow at the Moravian Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Moravian Church in her memory and will be accepted at the Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem, which is in charge of all the arrangements.