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Jewel Knight

Death 4 Sep 2002
Burial Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
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Sun Herald, The (Biloxi, MS) - September 6, 2002

GULFPORT --- Jewel McQueen Knight, age 87 and a resident of Gulfport, died Wednesday, September 4, 2002, in Gulfport.

Mrs. Knight was a native of Covington County, MS, and was a Coast resident over 50 years. She was an active member of Handsboro Baptist Church for over 50 years, and her church and church family were very important to her. Mrs. Knight had, at one time, a column in the T.V. Facts Magazine called Mammaw's Recipes.

Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her first husband, Otho McQueen; her second husband, Atha A. Knight; parents, Mack and Sally Shoemake; a son, Glenn McQueen; and 12 brothers and sisters. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte and John Frederiksen, of Gulfport; four grandsons, Keith McQueen, Mark McQueen, John Frederiksen III, all of Gulfport; Kevin McQueen, of Dallas, Texas; a granddaughter, Jill Frederiksen, of Asheville, NC; and four great-grandchildren, Austin and Chelsea McQueen; and Dalton and Nicole McQueen, all of Gulfport.

The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, September 7, at Riemann Funeral Home, 25th Avenue in Gulfport, where friends may call after 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens and Mausoleum in Gulfport.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Handsboro Baptist Church, 1421 East Pass Rd., Gulfport, MS 39507.




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