Dateline: June 30, 2005


Graveside services for Rev. George E. Knight, age 93, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 27, 2005, at Fairview Cemetery in Pampa with Rev. Leland Lewis, pastor of First Assembly of God, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

Rev. Knight died Friday, June 24, 2005, in Clarendon.  He was born on December 2, 1911, in Tulia and was a former longtime resident of Pampa before moving to Clarendon four years ago.  He married Velma May Prichard on September 9, 1934, in Canyon.  She preceded him in death on June 19, 2004.  He was a market manager for Ideal Food Stores for 30 years before retiring. He also pastored Assembly of God churches in White Deer and Briscoe for many years.

Survivors include two sons, Ellis Knight and wife Dianna of Howardwick and Leland Knight and wife Shirley of Gallup, New Mexico; a sister, Elsie Reuseau of Tulia; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to the First Assembly of God, 500 S. Cuyler, Pampa, TX 79065.

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