JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Clarence Erman Knight

Clarence E. Knight, 91, Route 1, died 2 p.m., 
Sept. 27, 1991, at Mt. Vernon Care Center.

Mr. Knight was a retired construction worker.

He was born Sept. 19, 1900, in Jefferson County, a 
son of Thomas Ewing Knight and Martha Jane (Belt) Knight. 
July 14, 1930, at Benton, he married Thelma Ruth Chambliss, 
who died June 15, 1968.  April 4, 1976, he married Alta Glenn, 
who died March 31, 1978.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Old Union Cemetery 
with J. Howard Kraps officiating. Those attending the services 
are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home.
Mr. Knight is survived by one son, Neil Duane (Eva Lee  Sinks) Knight 
of Creal Springs; one daughter Barbara (Herbert)Denham of Mt. Vernon; 
nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Knight was a member of Laborers Local Union 1136 for several years.

In addition to two wives, he was preceded in death by his parents; one 
son Marvin Lee Knight; one daughter Rita LaVonne Knight; and one step-son, 
Noel Dean Chambliss.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News 
Date: September 28, 1991
Submitted by: Barbara Knight Denham
Relationship: Daughter

 

 

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