Sept. 20, 1917 - Feb. 17, 2005Alice Emma Harris Kight, 87, of Prairie City, passed away Thursday Feb. 17, at the Blue Mountain Nursing Home. A funeral service was held Feb. 22, at the Grace Chapel in Prairie City. Interment took place in the Prairie City Cemetery with Pastor Darrell Johnson officiating.
Mrs. Kight was born in Dickens, Iowa on Sept. 20, 1917, to Clarence and Hattie Harris. In 1927, she moved with her parents and four of her siblings to Oregon. She went to school in Prairie City. She married Cecil Kight in 1935 and made their home in Prairie City raising three children.
She enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, picking huckleberries, playing piano, taking pictures and making over 400 quilts for her family and friends.
Survivors include her two sisters, Jessie Randolph of Yuma, Ariz., and Ann Cemelich of Olympia, Wash.; one brother, Buzz Harris of Prairie City; three children, Gladys Bolick of Hudson North Carolina, Barbara Ramsey of Clatskanie and Jack Kight of Prairie City; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters and four brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Grant County in care of Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.