Horrell “Buddy” Knight, 58, of Jena, passed from this life on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at his residence in Jena. He was born June 16, 1956 in Baton Rouge to the union of his parents, Horrell and Bonnie Mae Powell Knight.
Buddy was a consultant in the oilfield. Services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at East Jena Baptist Church with Bro. Steve Jones officiating. Survivors include one son, Joe Knight of Jena; three daughters, Alisha Wilson of Jena, Mary Beth Vasquez of Pineville, and Stormie Knight of Jena; three brothers, Mike Carr of Many, James Knight and Shelton Knight, both of Dallas, TX; two sisters, Mary Ann Queen of Jena and Gilda Mock of New Braunfels, TX; and eight grandchildren, Tavin Knight, Brendan Purdion, William Purdion, Nathan Jacobs, Matthew Jacobs, Henry Vasquez, Hannah Wilson, and Chase Wilson.