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Lorene Olden Knighton
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Birth: May 9, 1912
Death: Feb. 29, 2008

Lorene Knighton was born to John and Tamer Olden on May 9, 1912 in Holdenville Oklahoma. She was reared and attended school in the Shiloh community west of Holdenville, Oklahoma. She received Christ as a youth and was baptized into Shiloh Baptist Church. She was a long time member of Rock Hill Baptist Church in Wewoka, Oklahoma. She also served in several congregations in Seminole county along with her husband, the late Rev. D.A. Knighton. At the time of her death she was a member of Paradise Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Mrs. Lorene Knighton departed this life after a brief illness on February 29, 2008. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and all of her siblings, five brothers, Aaron Olden, Joseph Olden, James Olden, Thurman Olden and Johnny Olden; five sisters, Annie Weatherspoon, Eather Sherman, Mildred Mason, Irene Prior and Dinah Lottie. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Margie Lee, a son Billy Ray and a set of twins.

Left to cherish her memory are three sons, David Knighton (Gretta), John Knighton, and Rickey Knighton (Joani) and four daughters, Thelma Fleming (Donald), Joyce Griffin (Morris), Marva Eddington (Charles), and Barbara Brown (Leroy).

Mrs. Lorene Knighton also left 29 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, and 24 great great grandchildren to cherish her memory. She was affectionately known as "Granny" by all her grandchildren and all of them that knew her knew they were loved.

She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Olden (1876 - 1944)
  Tamer Barnett Olden (1882 - 1950)
 
 Spouse:
  David A. Knighton (1909 - 1985)*
 
 Children:
   Knighton*
  David C. Knighton (1936 - 2009)*
  Billy Ray Knighton (1942 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Olden Weatherspoon (1898 - 1991)*
  Eather Sherman (1904 - 1991)*
  Lorene Olden Knighton (1912 - 2008)
  Mildred G. Mason (1915 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shiloh Cemetery
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: RJK
Originally Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jun 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37781852
Lorene <i>Olden</i> Knighton
Added by: RJK
 
Lorene <i>Olden</i> Knighton
Added by: MillieBelle
 
Lorene <i>Olden</i> Knighton
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I will always cherish the memory of your love towards me and will never forget all you done to help mold my character.
- John Knighton
 Added: May. 2, 2012
Thank you for all that you gave for me. We love and miss you and look forward to meeting you again in the heavens
- Cheryl Smith
 Added: May. 7, 2010
 
 
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