Melba Rae Knight Obituary

Melba Rae Knight

<p>Funeral services for Melba Knight, 85, are set for Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11 a.m. in</p> <p>West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time.&nbsp;Mrs. Knight died Friday, September 25, 2020 at</p> <p>CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs. Interment is at 2 p.m. in Ebenezer Cemetery, Troup, Texas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>She was born July 30, 1935, in Kilgore, Texas to Jackson Ray Stevenson and Bonnie Mae</p> <p>Haws Stevenson. She married Dale Knight in 1972 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She was an office</p> <p>manager for J. R. Dowelldell in Dallas. Following her husband&rsquo;s retirement to their East Texas</p> <p>farm, she became City Secretary for Bogata, TX. She was a member of First United Methodist</p> <p>Church, Bogata where she was very involved in her church. She directed the multimedia</p> <p>ministry and taught in the adult Sunday School. She enjoyed her extended family and loved to</p> <p>entertain.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mrs. Knight had been a resident of Carriage House Manor Sulphur Springs, Texas for the past</p> <p>two years.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mrs. Knight is survived by two daughters: Judith Rogers and husband Jimmy of Sulphur</p> <p>Springs, Lorraine Henry, Lone Star, Texas. One Son, James Raymond West and wife Kerri</p> <p>Walters of Independence Missouri. Step-children include: Carol Knight Stevenson, of Scurry,</p> <p>Texas, Keith Dale Knight, Arlington, Scott Knight, The Woodlands, and Russel Knight, of</p> <p>Arlington. Sixteen grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren also survive.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Mrs. Knight was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers: Melvin Lynn</p> <p>Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson, one sister: Jana Rene Haney.</p> <p>Arrangements under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com</p>
July 30, 1935 - September 25, 202007/30/193509/25/2020
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Funeral services for Melba Knight, 85, are set for Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11 a.m. in

West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Mrs. Knight died Friday, September 25, 2020 at

CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital Sulphur Springs. Interment is at 2 p.m. in Ebenezer Cemetery, Troup, Texas.

 

She was born July 30, 1935, in Kilgore, Texas to Jackson Ray Stevenson and Bonnie Mae

Haws Stevenson. She ...

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Sep
29
Visitation
Tuesday, September 29 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
West Oaks Funeral Home
500 South Hillcrest Drive
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
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29
Funeral Service
Tuesday, September 29 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
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Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
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29
Interment
Tuesday, September 29 2020
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Ebenezer Cemetery
County Road 2110
Troup, TX 75789
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