Stacy Mays-Knapp


Stacy Elizabeth Mays-Knapp, 54, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016, in her home.

Born on March 8, 1962, in Shelbyville, she was the daughter of the late Vickie Pettit-Carew and the late Russell Leo Mays.

She married the love of her life John Randall Knapp on December 8, 2007, in Columbus. He survives.

Stacy is also survived by her four daughters, Dawn Denton, Hope Fenton, MariBeth Fenton and Mazee Hood; and two beloved grandsons, Zyrus and Ryker. Also surviving are two sisters, Lori Mays of Boggstown and Teresa Haus of Shelbyville; and one brother, Troy Mays of Shelbyville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Trent Mays.

Stacy was a strong woman who loved unconditionally and touched the hearts of those around her.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2016, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home in Columbus, Indiana. A memorial service will directly follow the visitation at the same location.

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.”