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 Gross Knight

Gross Knight

Birth
Tattnall County, Georgia, USA
Death 31 Mar 1977 (aged 75)
Claxton, Evans County, Georgia, USA
Burial Glennville, Tattnall County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 59003845 · View Source
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Obituary transcribed by Kay Parrish Thompson (46967117)

The Tattnall Journal - April 9, 1977

Gross Knight Died Last Thursday


Gross Knight,75,died Thursday at the Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton after a long illness.
The native of Tattnall County was a retired farmer and a member of Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Vira Seckinger Knight of Glennville; a daughter, Mrs. Doretha Dowdy of Glennville; a foster daughter, Mrs. Vonnie Bailey of Vidalia; two sisters, Mrs. Nannie Bradham and Mrs. Minnie Lee Ray, both of Glennville; a brother, Ottis Knight of Glennville; a foster granddaughter.
Funeral services were held Saturday at 3 p.m. at Love's Chapel Primitive Baptist Church, conducted by Elder W.H. Durrence, Elder Gerald Proctor, and Rev. Carl Milton. Burial was in the Glennville City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Billy Knight, Wilbert Knight, Broadus Seckinger, D.L. Seckinger, Bobby Tatum, and Joe Tatum. The deacons of Love's Chapel Church sat in a body in his honor.
Rimes Mortuary of Glennville was in charge.


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  • Created by: Janice Teston Cathcart
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59003845
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gross Knight (5 May 1901–31 Mar 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59003845, citing Glennville City Cemetery, Glennville, Tattnall County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Janice Teston Cathcart (contributor 47109002) .