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Roberta Jean "Bert" Knowlton

September 21, 1938 — February 22, 2024


Roberta Jean “Bert” Knowlton, 85, of Mooresville, passed away at home surrounded by family on February 22, 2024. She was born in Indianapolis on September 21, 1938, to the late Raymond Fred and Eleanor (Walls) Thompson. Bert married the love of her life, Charles Knowlton, on June 17, 1971, and they became Bert and Buzz to those who knew them. Bert worked as a driver delivering parts for Federal Mogul in Mooresville for over 20 years. 

Bert and Buzz were active members of the VFW and Eagles for many years. They loved having a good time together on Friday nights, dancing the night away. When she was able, Bert loved crocheting, sewing, and knitting. Bert had a special love for all her poodles. She took pride in being a homemaker and especially adored her granddaughter and great-granddaughter. 

In addition to her parents, Bert is preceded in death by her brother, Tommy Thompson. 

Survivors include her husband, Charles “Buzz” Knowlton; son, Todd Overstreet; granddaughter, Brittany Overstreet; and great-granddaughter, Adriana Overstreet. 

Final arrangements and cremation have been entrusted to Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory in Mooresville. Please visit to share a favorite memory or sign the online guest registry. 

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