Ethel <I>Parish</I> McKnight

Ethel Parish McKnight

Marthaville, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 25 Nov 1996 (aged 88)
Plano, Collin County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Garden of the Gospel
Memorial ID 79581243 · View Source
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Obit from Dallas Morning News -

Ethel Y. McKnight
Born in Marthasville, Louisiana June 12, 1908, passed away in Plano, Texas, November 25, 1996. She had a long and productive career with the Texas Employment COmmission. Was an active member in the Lady Elks of Dallas #71. She traveled extensively with her husband to Elks Conventions and functions nationwide. She was a gallant lady, who lived a full useful and happy life. Survived by her husband Alex A. McKnight; son Clyde R. Young, Jr.; grandson Clyde Young III; granddaughter Norah Y. Schultz. Services 12:00 noon, November 27, 1996, Restland Memorial Chapel. Interment Restland Memorial Park.

The following info was provided by Findagrave member Cyndi Wiseman:

According to her obituary, Ethel had a son Clyde R. Young, Jr. His birth certificate shows Ethel's maiden name was Parish. She was married to Clyde R. Young (Sr.) when Clyde Jr. was born in 1927.

Ethel was married twice - first to Clyde R. Young, Sr. and second to Alex A. McKnight. In the 1940 US Census, Ethel Young is a widow and her son Clyde Young, Jr. is living with her in Waco, McLennan County, Texas.

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  • Created by: Sandra Bertram Meier
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79581243
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ethel Parish McKnight (12 Jun 1908–25 Nov 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79581243, citing Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Bertram Meier (contributor 46771075) .