Synda E. Knight

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 10, 2003

Synda E. Knight, 51, of 620 Rhode Island Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C., died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003, in Howard University Medical Hospital in Washington, D.C.

A native of Suffolk, Va., she was born on May 5, 1951 to Mr. Harvey L. Knight Sr. and Mrs. Annie L. Taylor Knight of Suffolk.

She was a 1970 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School, and a graduate of Maryland Institute Business School. She worked as a supervisor at the Center City Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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She is also survived by two sisters: Mrs. Dianne Knight-Worrell and Cosette Knight, both of Suffolk; three brothers, Harvey L. Knight Jr., and his wife, Patricia Sweat-Knight, of Suffolk; Van Knight of Suffolk; and Dwayne Knight, and wife, Melvonia Council-Knight of Paducah, Ky.; a lifelong and devoted friend, Judy Lawrence-Lamb of Chesapeake. She also leaves behind to cherish her memory several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins.

The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday in Tabernacle UCC, where the Rev. Carlton R. Upton is the pastor. Interment will be in Nansemond-Suffolk Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey L. Knight Sr., 113 Marshall Ave., Suffolk, Oakdale section of the city.

Peebles Funeral Home is in charge.