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Priscilla J. Knapp, 83

January 08, 2009

JULY 26, 1925-JAN. 6, 2009

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Priscilla Jane Knapp, 83, of Martinsburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009.

Born July 26, 1925, in Kokomo, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Harry Otis Nickelson and Helen Marie Peacock Nickelson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Knapp.

She worked as a nursing assistant in the Mansfield, Ohio, area.

She was a member of Gallilean Baptist Church in Shepherdstown, W.Va.

She is survived by two daughters, Kathryn P. Smith of Bunker Hill, W.Va., and Rebecca Ann Clark of Ashland, Ohio; one son, Paul L. Knapp of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Rose Marie Long; and two brothers, Harry J. Nickelson and Bob Nickelson.

Memorial services will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Gallilean Baptist Church, Shepherdstown. Pastor William Long will officiate. Burial will be private.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gallilean Baptist Church, P.O. Box 822, Shepherdstown, WV 25443.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Martinsburg.

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