Johnny Knight

Published 5:00 pm Friday, January 15, 2016

Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Knight will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. from Bethlehem Christian Church, Ft. Deposit, Ala. Bishop Bennie Stanford will serve as the officiating minister. Burial will follow in Roper Cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville,

Ala., will be directing.

Mr. Knight was born on April 25, 1953 to the late Frances and Johnny Knight Sr. Johnny joined Bethlehem Christian Church in Ft. Deposit, Ala., under the leadership of Bishop Bennie Stanford. Johnny was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Tanya.

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Johnny departed this life on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 in Baptist South Hospital in Montgomery, Ala. Johnny leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Susie Mae Knight; special friend, Joann Hayes; five children, Sharon (George) Coleman, Rasheata Collis, Shemeka Knight, Stephanie Knight and Jeffery Knight; four sisters, Burnette Cheatham, Sharon (Elvin) Brown, Fontella Knight and Gladys (Fredrick) Johnson; two brothers, Stanley (Ida B.) Knight and Ronald (Cynthia) Knight; grandchildren, Demarcus Collis, Carlos, Quitraveous, Jamireoun, Aaliyah and Alexis Coleman, Tamia and MaKenzie

Knight and Madyson Payne; three great-grandchildren, Jaylen, Madalyn and

Mariyth Colis; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.