Nov 26, 1954
Lilburn W. Knight, 49, of 5726 Delorstreet, St. Louis, a representative of two prominent South
Posey county families died at Thursday (25 Nov 1954) in Deaconess
Hospital in St. Louis.
He had been ill for the last six weeks as the result of a cerebral hemorrhage
and seriously ill, for the three weeks preceding death on the holiday.
He was a 30 year employee of Bell Telephone Co., in the St. Louis area and was a "trouble
shooter" for the communications company.
Following graduation from Mt. Vernon High School in 1923, Mr. Knight married
Martha Eloise Causey; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Seth L. Causey, former Lynn
township residents and now of Mt. Vernon, and they moved to St. Louis where
they had resided since.
The deceased was a son of Harvey Knight and Augusta Blackburn Knight and was
born and reared in the Bufkin vicinity. The
father is deceased and the mother resides in St. Louis.
The funeral service will be conducted at Monday in the Weisinger
chapel by Rev. Lawrence Rager, pastor of Mt.Zion GeneralBaptistChurch near Oliver. Burial will be in Old
Beech cemetery in East
Surviving in addition to the wife and mother, are a daughter,, Mrs. Sidney Rodenberg, Philadelphia; an infant granddaughter, Nancy Lee
Rodenberg; a brother, Earl Knight, St. Louis, and a
sister, Mrs. Homer Ziegler, St. Louis.