Hayes Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Franklin Delano Knight Franklin Delano Knight
(May 17, 1933 - August 25, 2013)

U.S. Veteran Franklin Delano Knight 80 of Elba, AL departed this life Sunday, August 25, 2013 at University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.

Funeral services will be held from Whitewater Baptist Church on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Richard Collier officiating. Committal services will follow in the Whitewater Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Knight was a veteran of foreign wars, an active Mason, an avid Alabama football and Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed dancing with his special friend Louise Godwin. Visitation will be at Hayes Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Mr. Knight will lie in state one hour prior to services at Whitewater Baptist Church.

Survivors include: Daughter - Rhonda Knight Davies, Dothan, AL, Son - Kenneth Wayne Knight, Kennesaw, GA, and Sister - Bobbie Chambers, Enterprise, AL, and Brother - Bascom "Buck" Knight, Level Plains, AL and Special friend Louise Godwin.

Mr. Knight was preceded in death by his Wife- Marie Antoinette Wicker Knight and a Son - Greg Knight.

Hayes Funeral Home of Elba, Alabama is serving the Knight family.