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Re: Minnie Lucille Melton
Posted by: Jane Lecuyer (ID *****3996) Date: January 24, 2012 at 08:05:50
In Reply to: Minnie Lucille Melton by nancy england of 4152

Hi, Found this on

ath: Sep. 12, 2001
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

Lucille Melton Knight Johnson, 87, died Wednesday, September 12, 2001, at the North Miss Medical Center in Tupelo, Miss.

Services were held at the Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Tracy Arnold and Bro. Jim Holcomb officiating.
Burial was in Jumpertown Cemetery.

She was born August 24, 1914 in Prentiss County, the Daughter of John Noah Melton and Sally Augusta Pardue Melton.

She was a Charter Member of the Independent Church of God, where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and sang in the choir.

She is survived by seven Sons, John H. Knight and Wife, Gene, of Columbus; Billy W. Knight and Wife, Sue, of Ft. Worth, TX; Robert G. Knight and Wife, Shirley, of Ripley; Lloyd Knight and Wife, Louise, of Booneville; Melton Knight and Wife, Brenda, of Caledonia; Harold Knight and Wife, Sandra, of Booneville; and Keith Knight and Wife, Judy, of Caledonia; five Daughters, Evelyn Hamby Moore of Booneville; Shirley Rayfield Palmore and Husband, Bill, of Caledonia; Sarah Watts and Husband, Bobby, of Booneville; Martha Miller and Husband, Ray, of Beulaville, NC; and Kathy Day and Husband, Richard, of Saltillo; a Sister, Stella Short of Booneville; 52 Grandchildren; a host of Great Grandchildren; Great Great Grandchildren; and Great Great Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her First Husband and Father of her 13 Children, Johnie Wayne Knight; her Second Husband, Travis Johnson; a Son, Charles Knight; two Brothers, Amos Melton and Humbert Melton; 2 Sisters, Edith Huddleston and Ernestine Miller.

Pallbearers were her Grandsons, Daniel Rayfield, Junior Bums, Glenn Hamby, Scott Morgan, Robert Knight, Johnny Wayne Knight, Chuck Knight, Eddie Knight, Chris Knight, David Knight, Matthew Knight and Jason Knight.

Published: September 2001, Banner Independent, Booneville, Prentiss County, Miss.

Family links:
Johnie Wayne Knight (1909 - 1965)

Jumpertown Cemetery
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

This is John Wayne Knight with all their children names.

Birth: Dec. 7, 1909
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 1965
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

He shares a Double Headstone with his Wife, Lucille Melton Knight.

Records show they had 13 Children.
#1> John Hollis Knight;
#2> Billy Wayne Knight;
#3> Bobby Gene Knight;
#4> Lloyd Edward Knight;
#5> Sarah Knight:
#6> Milton Ray Knight;
#7> Douglas Harold Knight;
#8> Charles Clyde Knight;
#9> Shirley Knight;
#10> Martha Bell Knight;
#11> Wilburn Keith Knight;
#12> Catherine Knight;
#13> Evelyn Knight.

He is the Son of John Riley Knight and Mary Elizabeth Robinson Knight.
They are also buried at Jumpertown Cemetery.

Family links:
John Riley Knight (1874 - 1949)
Mary Elizabeth Robinson Knight (1877 - 1951)

Lucille Melton Knight Johnson (1914 - 2001)*

*Calculated relationship

Jumpertown Cemetery
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA

You need to go on and you will see a photo of their headstone as they were buried together.

Hope this helps.
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