|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1910|
|Death: ||Aug. 18, 1983|
Elmer McKnight, 73, died Thursday at his home in Cumberland after a long illness. He was a native of the county and was employed by U.S. Steel for 28 years.
Services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Cloverlick Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Creech Cemetery with the Rev. Ernest Brock and the Rev. Ed Dixon officiating.
In addition to his wife, Ethel of Cumberland, he is survived by six children, Bob, Don, Jerry, Eddie McKnight and Thelma Jackson, all of Cumberland; and Bill McKnight, Pope, Miss.
Also surviving are 27 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jim and Leonard of Cumberland; and a sister, Bertha Blake, Gainesville, Fla.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. The body is in the church and will remain until the funeral hour.
Tri-City Funeral Home is in charge.
Ethel Mae Smith McKnight (1907 - 1998)*
Bobby Joe McKnight (1932 - 1996)*
Gladys J McKnight Bush (1934 - 1981)*
Wilma Lou McKnight Craig (1936 - 1978)*
Carlos Elwin McKnight (1946 - 1950)*
Larry David McKnight (1948 - 1976)*
Thelma McKnight Jackson (1950 - 2016)*
Creech Family Cemetery
Created by: Ronny Ferrell
Record added: Nov 29, 2010
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