Photography

OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Marilyn Joyce (Downey) Knudsen

1943 - 2021

Clarksville, Indiana

OBITUARY Print

Marilyn “Joyce” Knudsen, 78, of Clarksville, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at the University of Louisville Hospital.  Cremation was chosen and Scott Funeral Home has been entrusted with her care.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.   

Joyce was born on February 24, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Earl and Ruth Downey.  She was the owner of Jacqueline’s Beauty Salon in Lafayette, California for 20 years and after retirement she obtained her CNA and became a caregiver.  Joyce enjoyed helping others but more than anything, she loved spending time with her family and grandkids who referred to her as NaNa.  She was baptized and attended the Church of Christ in New Albany until recently. She was an avid reader, enjoyed shopping and a good show on Lifetime or the Hallmark channel. 

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry H. Knudsen. 

Joyce is survived by her three children, R. Wesley Knudsen, USN Retired (Heidi), Kevin Knudsen (Linda), and Christy Etheredge (Steve); five siblings, Marvin Downey, Rita Faye Bond, Phillip Downey, Nancy Esparza, John Richard Downey (Beverly); seven grandchildren, Caroline Matthews (Patrick), Johnathan Bach, Brandon Gibson (Katie), Taylor Knudsen, Jesse Knudsen, Grace Knudsen, Kaylee Knudsen; and five great grandchildren, William Matthews, Tyler Bach, Caitlyn Matthews, Hailey Bach, and Sophia Gibson.

“May the Lord bless you and protect you, May the Lord smile on you and be gracious to you, May the Lord show you his peace”

Numbers 6:24-26  

To leave a special message for the family, please visit: www.scottfuneralhome.com

Plant a tree in memory of Marilyn by clicking here.
To send flowers to Marilyn's family, please visit our floral store.

Services

A service summary is not available

An environmentally-friendly option

Scott Funeral Home

2515 Veterans Parkway, Jeffersonville, IN
1-812-283-8161

Tribute Wall

Share a memory of Marilyn Joyce (Downey) Knudsen
  • Photos
  • Video
  • Candle
  • Sentiment
Plant a tree in memory of Marilyn
An environmentally-friendly option

1 tree planted in memory of Marilyn

 

Christy Daughter

May 29, 2021 12:31 AM

Mom loved children and loved to sing church of Christ hymns .
Mom had a heart of Gold ! I will miss my mom dearly .

A Memorial Tree was planted for Marilyn Joyce Knudsen

May 27, 2021 5:12 PM
Memorial Tree

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Scott Funeral Home
Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

Plant a tree in memory of Marilyn

An environmentally-friendly option Plant memorial trees
© 2021 Scott Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy