Loretta E. Knieling of Florence, S.C., died Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at home after an illness. She was 68.

Mrs. Knieling was born Feb. 28, 1941, in Commerce to Charlie and Audra (Turner) Goodwin.

She was a homemaker.

She married Gerald Knieling. He survives, of the home.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami. Online condolences may be made at www. Paulthomasfuneralhomes.com.