|Birth: ||Jan. 6, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 2009|
Daughter of the late Prentis and Ronie (Williams) Morris
Widow of Alexander Knight, Sr.
MRS. LOURAINE KNIGHT, 87, of Mount Airy, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2009, at Glade Valley Nursing Center, Walkersville. She was the wife of the late Alexander Knight Sr., who died in 1971.
Born Jan. 6, 1922 in Greene County, Va., she was the daughter of the late Prentis and Ronie Williams Morris. She operated a child care business in her home for more than 30 years. Louraine was a member of the Ridgeville Pentecostal Church where she taught Sunday School and ministered to many for more than 40 years. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, canning and taking care of her home, but most of all she was a dedicated to her church and family; and was proud that she was a saved and born again Christian for more than 68 years.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda Nasiatka and husband Stan of Marriottsville; four sons, Alexander Knight Jr. and wife Delores of Mount Airy, Ernie Knight and wife Kitty of Mount Pleasant, Richard Knight and wife Michele of Frederick and Sam Knight and wife Vicki of Mount Airy; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ermond Morris and Lebert Morris both of Front Royal, Va.; two sisters, Frankie Knight of Waldorf and Letha Kenny of Oxen Hill. Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by a son, Roy Knight; two daughters, Barbara Ann Knight and Joanne Knight; a granddaughter, Lindsey Knight; two brothers, Melvin Morris and Buddy Morris; and a sister, Shirley Hamilton.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 E. Ridgeville Blvd., Mount Airy; where services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, with her son, Rev. Ernest Knight officiating.
Interment will be in Prospect Cemetery, Mount Airy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ridgeville Pentecostal Church, C/O Ernest Knight, 10978 Horseshoe Dr., Frederick, MD 21701.
Source : The Frederick News - Post Newspaper - Frederick, Frederick Co., Maryland - Tuesday, February 3, 2009.
Created by: Melvin L. Halterman
Record added: Feb 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33977526
Daughter of Shirley Jean MUDER Blevins Morris & Step father Buddy Morris.|
Added: Jan. 19, 2010