Obituary of Jerry Cecil Knight
Funeral services for Jerry Cecil Knight, age 82, of Roanoke, AL, will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Corinth Christian Church with Bro. Donnie Chandler officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Corinth Christian Church prior to the service.
Mr. Knight died Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at East Alabama Regional Medical Center in Opelika.
Mr. Knight was born in Wadley, AL, on August 25, 1939, to Charles Garland “C.G.” and Mayroe Yates Knight. Mr. Knight was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He worked for many years with local millworks companies in and around the Randolph County area including Master Door Company, JLM, and Jeld-Wen. He was also active with his family’s nursery and greenhouse business.
Survivors include his wife, Rudene S. Knight of Roanoke; one daughter, Patricia R. Knight (husband, Hiram D. Baldwin) of Poplarville, MS; one son, Daniel W. Knight of Roanoke; two grandchildren, J. Skylar Cochran (husband, Joshua) of Starkville, and Jason A. Knight of Roanoke; and one great-granddaughter, Annabelle Knight, and one sister, Alma Treadwell of Melbourne, FL. Mr. Knight was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Lewis Vernon Knight, Ralph Vance Knight, and Charles Knight; and one sister, Grace Evans.
Pallbearers will be W. C. Pate, Matthew Knight, Mark Knight, Dale Knight, Kenneth Evans, Jim Evans, Jason Knight, and Joshua Cochran.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com