John Collinsworth Knight

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Ruby Taylor Streetman, 90, of Jena, passed peacefully from this life on Thursday, October 11, 201

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Roy Arthur Mercer, 76, of Joyce, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at his home

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wilma Breithaupt, 90, of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the LaSalle

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Ella Ruth Dotson, 78, of Jena, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Rapides

John Collinsworth Knight, 82, of Olla, passed from this life on Monday, February 5, 2018, at the Hardtner Medical Center in Urania following a brief illness. He was born February 14, 1935 in Olla to the union of his parents, George Washington Knight, II, and Nora Chrapp Manchester Knight. John was a member of the Chickasaw Free Methodist Church. He enjoyed gardening and he loved reading his Louis Lamour western books and having coffee on Sundays. Services were held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla with the Revs. Greg Dunn and Aaron Carpenter officiating. Interment followed in the Chickasaw Cemetery, west of Olla, under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Olla. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joel Knight; a sister, Georgia Lee Bass; and two brothers, Oscar Knight and Jerry Knight. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Bettie E. Knight of Olla; daughters, Betty Barton (Jerry) of Snellville, GA, Donna Sandler (Scott) of O’Fallon, MO and Norajean Knight (Scott) of Marksville; sons, Tony Dove of Florida and Dandy Dewayne Dove of Olla; sisters, Grace Dufour of NC and Juanita Massey of McKinney, TX; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were C. M. Exline, Mack Exline, William Exline, Shawn Guinn, Paul Wagoner, Jeremy Guinn and Jerry Barton. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Sandler, Scott Feazell, Jason Massey, Bill Exline, Frankie Exline and Karter Lowery.

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