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Dovie Ruth Knighton

Dovie Ruth Knighton, American critical care nurse. Certified American Council of Learned Societies.


  • Knighton, Dovie Ruth was born on December 7, 1935 in Sturgis, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of James A. and Mary P. (Kinard) Edwards.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Meridian (Mississippi) Junior College, 1971.


    • Instructor Matty Hersee School Nursing, Meridian, 1974-1975. Nursing supervisor Riley Memorial Hospital, 1977-1981. Staff nurse surgical Intensive Care Unit, Veterans Administration Hospital, Jackson, Mississippi, 1982-1985.

      Nursing supervisor River Oaks Hospital, Flowood, 1985-1990. Intensive Care Unit staff nurse Hines General Hospital, Jackson, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Certified American Council of Learned Societies.


    • Children: Deborah A. Boone, Bobbie Ruth Greene.
    • father: James A. Edwards
    • mother: Mary P. (Kinard) Edwards
    • children: Deborah A. Boone Knighton
    • Bobbie Ruth Greene Knighton
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    Born December 7, 1935