Mary Emaline "Mollie" Knight
Mary Emaline Knight, daughter of James Monroe Knight
and Eliza Jane Abernathy.
Mary Emaline (Mollie/Molly) Knight
The Tribune News (Cartersville, GA) January 11,
The end came quietly and peacefully for Miss Molly
Knight, 65, beloved Bartow County resident, who died at her home in
the Stamp Creek district at an early hour Saturday morning after a
long illness. Miss Knight was one of Bartow County’s best known
residents, a member of one of the county’s most prominent families,
and having made her home here all her life.
Impressive funeral services were conducted Sunday morning at eleven
from the Macedonia church. Rev. M.W. Hart, a lifelong friend of the
family, officiating in the presence of a large following of sorrowing
relatives and friends.
Interment was in the family lot of the church cemetery; the following
close friends serving as pallbearers: Messrs. Harry Galt, Nathan Newberry,
Carl Culver, J.F. Harris, John Cox and Ernest Knight. Owen Funeral
Home was in charge of arrangements.
Born in Bartow County January 16, 1876, the deceased was a daughter
of the late J.M. and Eliza Abernathy Knight, prominent pioneer residents.
She made her home here all her life, winning a legion of friends,
who are grief-stricken over her passing.
Loyal, loving, and indulgent, Miss Knight’s passing is keenly
felt by all who knew her, and tenderest sympathy goes to members of
the bereaved family in their great loss. An upright Christian, she
had been a member of the Baptist church since girlhood.
Survivors include four brothers, Messrs. J.A., W.L., Wesley and Joe,
all of Cartersville, and one sister, Mrs. Lucy Crisp of Acworth.
CARD OF THANKS
We want to take this opportunity of expressing our heartfelt thanks
to our many friends for the many acts of kindness and words of sympathy
during the illness and death of our beloved sister. May God bless
you each and every one.
(Signed) The Family of Miss Molly Knight
Brothers are William, James, Wesley and Joseph
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