Katie Copeland Knight

Published 5:52 pm Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Mrs. Katie Knight, 96, transitioned from this life on Aug. 22, 2021.

As a retired educator with the Southampton County School System, she was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Johnnie Knight, owner of Knight’s Garage in Holland. Mrs. Knight is survived by five adult children: Joan (Julian) Marsh, Julpenia Hill, Johnnie Lorenzo (Naomi) Knight, Andri Avon (Sandra Diane) Knight, and Gwendolyn Darrell (James) Green. She also leaves a sister, Hilda Abram; a brother, Enoch (Jean) Copeland; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends.

Viewing is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at Peebles Funeral Home. A life service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, outside of Laurel Hill United Church of Christ with the Rev. Dr. Carl Sweat presiding. COVID restrictions require that masks are worn.  A burial rite conducted by the Holland Chapter #62, OES-PHA will follow at the gravesite.


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In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Laurel Hill UCC, Franklinton Center at Bricks Fund (FCB). The church is located at 8001 South Quay Road, Suffolk, VA 23437.

Professional services entrusted with Peebles Funeral Home.