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Alice Kniffen
Alice Kniffen
Alice Kniffen

Obituary of Alice Kniffen

Alice A. Kniffen, 86 of Homer, passed away on June 21, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. Alice was born on October 19, 1934 to her parents the late Clair and Vera Wood. She worked in the library and was a teacher's aide in the Homer School District. This was a career that she truly enjoyed. Alice was an avid bowler and enjoyed reading in her free time. She also enjoyed looking at the birds out her home windows. She will also be remembered as a fan of western films, in particularly John Wayne. She is survived by her daughters, Andria Smith, Cindy Casterline, and Misty (Scott) Fairbanks; grandchildren Shawna (Jason) Elliott, Tianna (Donald) Umstead, Kaleb Fairbanks, and Brandon (Taylor) Fairbanks; 5 great-grandchildren, her sister Nadyne (Jaffrey) Harris, and her sisters-in-law Lois Stevens and Donna Sargent. Alice was preceded in death by her husband Charles Kniffen; her brother Dale Wood; and her grandson Austin Fairbanks. Calling hours will be held at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home, Inc. on Friday from 12 to 2pm with a service to begin at 2pm. Burial will follow at the Atwater Cemetery in Homer. After the graveside services conclude, family and friends are welcome back to Alice's home. As a lover of animals, those wishing to make a memorial contribution in Alice's name are asked to consider the Cortland County SPCA. To offer online condolences, please visit www.wright-beard.com
Friday
25
June

Visitation at Funeral Home

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday, June 25, 2021
Wright-Beard Funeral Home Inc.
9 Lincoln Ave.
Cortland, New York, United States
Friday
25
June

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Friday, June 25, 2021
Wright-Beard Funeral Home,
9 Lincoln Ave
Cortland, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Atwater Cemetery
Rt. 41
Homer, New York, United States