Society

Knight

Graveside ser vices for Edwin Allan Knight, 75, of Rockdale were held Monday, April 4, 2011, at Birdston Cemetery in Streetman with Dr. Elton McCann officiating.

Mr. Knight died Saturday, April 2, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Streetman to Erlene and Allan Knight.

Mr. Knight was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Rockdale and a member of Winkler Masonic Lodge No. 826.

He was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy and he was a lifetime member of the VFW.

Sur vivors are his wife, Mar y A. Knight; two sons, James Allan Knight, Carl Glenn Knight and wife Sandra; a daughter, Deborah Knight Curry; five grandchildren, Misti Dawn Bush, James Allan Knight Jr., Austin Glenn Knight, Sarah Jane Knight and Heather Knight; three greatgrandchildren, Elizabeth Ashley Shelton, Deanah Bush and Railey Edwin Bush; two brothers, Richard C. Knight and wife Ruthie, Jimmy Knight and wife Charm; and a sister, Sarah Jane Knight.

Pallbearers were Richard Knight, Terry Knight, Kelly Knight, Charles Knight, Bud Minze and Benny Pillans.

Memorials may be made to Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 1401 Colorado Ave., Rockdale, TX 76567; Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, South Wilcox St., Rockdale, TX 76567; or Winkler Masonic Lodge No. 826 in Winkler.


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