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Annie L. Knight

Funeral Services for Mrs. Annie L. Knight will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. from St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Ala. Rev. Dennis McCants will serve as officiating minister. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Baptist Churchyard cemetery. Hudson Funeral Services of Greenville will be directing.

Mrs. Annie L. Knight was born on Jan. 25, 1934 to the late Myrtle Cross Hudson and Will Hudson. She entered heaven’s gates on Nov. 5, 2017.

She was a devoted mother and very active in the community. She was a dedicated member of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church for many years. She was a devoted Sunday school teacher, member of the senior choir and a leader with Red Circle. She joined the Aberilla Chapter No. 170 OES on Jan. 1, 1964.

She was also an educator and taught in the Butler County School System for more than 35 years. She was a community volunteer who worked with the summer lunch program for needy kids. She also participated in voter registration. She was a truly a character builder and a mentor to many.

She leaves to cherish her wonderful memories two devoted and loving daughters, Valera V. Brown, Fountain, Colo., and Pretena G. Knight , Houston, Texas; goddaughter, Melody I. Jacobs, Pensacola, Fla.; sister, Ida H. Rodgeus, Sacramento, Calif.; two stepsisters, Emma Williams, Greenville, Ala., and Catherine Banks, Cleveland, Ohio; stepbrother, Raymond Moorer, and a host of other relatives and friends.