Services for Juanita Knight were held Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Pruitt Baptist Church with Rev. David McNary officiating. A graveside service was held at Bradford Cemetery in Troup.
Frances Juanita Littlefield Knight was born March 14, 1930, in Cason. She grew up near Joinerville, and then lived in Troup for many years. She had been a resident of Van since 1971 and was a member of Pruitt Baptist Church.
She married Edwin Nathan Knight on April 3, 1948. Together, she and Edwin operated Knight Lease Service for many years.
She also worked at Lake Tackle and was a homemaker. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She passed away at the age of 89 on May 24, 2019, at her home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin Knight, in 2013; and parents, Ocia Susan Smires Little-field and Ira Lillard Littlefield.
Survivors include her two sons, Ronald Knight (Sandra) of Van and Charles Knight (Myra) of Lindale; three brothers, L.C. Littlefield (Sis) of Louisiana, James Henry Littlefield (Betty) of Alto, and Ricky Littlefield (Jo) of Good Springs; sister, Sue Evans (Bobby) of Longview; four grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
If desired, memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler 75771.