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Penny Lou McKnight

October 22, 1953 — December 15, 2023

Grand Blanc

McKnight, Penny Lou - Age 70, of  Grand Blanc, died December 15, 2023. Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Tuesday December 19 at Sharp Funeral Home and Cremation Center,  6063 Fenton Road, Grand Blanc. There will not be a formal service. 
Penny  was born October 22, 1953 in Newberry, Michigan, the daughter of Gerald and Mildred Emma (LaFayette) Carroll. She enjoyed the Casino and playing cards. She loved camping and traveling with her family (especially to Las Vegas). She enjoyed dancing, cooking, baking, fishing and yard-sales.  
Surviving are: three children, George Allison (Kari Allen) of Grand Blanc, Tamara Allison of LaFollette, TN, Christina Ortiz of Grand Blanc; grandchildren, George Allison III, Devin Fisher, Dylin Allison, Rachelle Allison, Latecia Ortiz, Roman Kruz Ortiz, Evan Allison; great-grandchildren, Raelynn, Lyndlee, Carter, Myles and Tatum; siblings, Gerrie Chanacki, Mike Carroll, Sue Andrews, and Patty Allen; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald Carroll, Mildred and Harold Eichorn; husband Roy Neil McKnight; and son Mark Anthony Allison. The family extends a special thank you to George "Al" Dimitroff. Tributes may be shared at

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Tuesday, December 19, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sharp Funeral Home & Cremation Center

6063 Fenton Rd, Grand Blanc, MI 48507

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