Elaine worked for the Kimberling City Dental Center for 31 years. She enjoyed exotic birds and being by the water and giraffes. Most of all, Elaine loved her family and she will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Ron Hixon.
Elaine is survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Bob Knight of the home; two daughters, Jennifer Cook and husband Shane of Lenexa, Kansas, and Sara Sutton and husband John of Rockaway Beach, Missouri; as well as a granddaughter, Magalena Cook of Lenexa, Kansas.
A celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm Friday, April 24, 2015 at the chapel at Rivermonte Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Missouri, with R.C. Hopper officiating. Burial will be private in the mausoleum at Rivermonte. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks at www.bcfo.org/make-a-donation.