|Birth: ||Aug. 23, 1940|
|Death: ||Dec. 28, 1998|
Source: Daily Ardmoreite
Funeral services for John William Knight, 58, will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Jehovah Baptist Church. The Rev. George L. Stevenson will officiate with interment at Jehovah Cemetery.
Born Aug. 23, 1940, in Milo, to Ellison and Virgia Jackson Knight, he died Dec. 28, 1998, in the Ardmore hospital.
He grew up in the Milo area and attended schools at Lone Oak, Central, and Ardmore Douglass. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963 where he served 17 years. He had worked as a mechanic for Ken Milburn and Fred Jones, and as manager for Vernon Manor Apartments in Tulsa. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Eugene; and five sisters, Odessa, Ozzie, Nancy, Madell, and Isabell.
He is survived by two sons, Jeffery L. Jones and John Jr., Oklahoma City; one daughter, Shawana Knight, Lawton; two sisters, Anna Mae Traylor, Ardmore, and Cozzie L. Prince, Tulsa; five brothers, Daniel, Ardmore, Frank, Milo, Ellison Jr., Oklahoma City, Charles, Springfield, Ill., and Roscoe, Wagoner; an aunt, Mae Atkinson, Perry; an uncle, N.D. Knight, Omaha, Neb.; and three grandchildren.
Ragsdale Grant & Sons Funeral Home will direct services.
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Record added: Jan 04, 2008
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