Mrs. Laura Mae Knight

Published 5:26 pm Thursday, July 19, 2018

LANETT — Laura Mae Knight, 90-year-old resident of Lanett, passed away Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at her home.

Mrs. Knight was born Monday, May 28, 1928 in Eclectic, Ala., the daughter of the late Minnard Leon and Jewell Smith Gordon. She was a member of Roper Heights Baptist Church, the Light House Sunday School Class and sang in the choir. Mrs. Knight was retired from WestPoint Pepperell’s Lanett Mill with 45 years of service. She loved her family and quilting.

Survivors include her children, Sonny (Jeanie) Knight of Lanett, Ronny (Lochlyn) Knight of Lanett; grandchildren Cindy Knight of Fountain Inn, S.C.,, Sonny (Amy) Knight, Jr. of Opelika, Ala., Bryan ( Elizabeth) Breland of Virginia Beach, Va., Stephen (Teresa) Breland of Chesapeake, Va., Jody Knight of Valley and Joanne Knight of Birmingham, Ala.; her great grandchildren, Trenton Breland, Troy Breland, Ashley Breland, Jacob Breland, Candace Knight, Wynn (Bailey) Knight, Ethan Knight and Lexi Knight; and her sisters, Mary Nell Brown of Roanoke, Ala., Janice (Mack) Bradley of Lanett and Ellen Breland of West Point.

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Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her husband, Winston Knight; daughter Linda Breland Hargrove; brothers Eulice Gordon, Wendell Gordon and Billy Gordon; and sister Myrtle Edwards.

The family of Mrs. Knight will greet friends Saturday, July 21, 2018, at 1:00 PM EDT from Roper Heights Baptist Church, West Point with the funeral service beginning at 2 p.m. EDT in the Sanctuary of the Church. Reverend Eddie Striblin and Chaplain Bryan Breland will officiate.

Interment will be in Resthaven Memory Gardens.

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Services have been entrusted to Bluffton Funeral Services, Lanett.