Frank McKnight

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 19, 2007

NATCHEZ — Services for Frank J. McKnight, 36, of Natchez, who died Thursday, June 14, 2007, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Gove African Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. Lloyd Baily officiating.

Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Webb Funeral System.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.

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Mr. McKnight was born in Natchez, the son of Julius and Agnes McKnight. He was a 1989 graduate of South Natchez High School. He was employed with Jimmy T. Lee Logging. He was a Methodist.

He was preceded in death by his beloved aunt, Frankie L. Martin; and grandfather, Clarence Pettis.

Survivors include his wife, Gretrice McKnight of Natchez; son, Blarrington Ellis of Memphis, Tenn.; daughter, Frantaizia McKnight of Natchez; his parents, Julius McKnight of Vidalia and Agnes McKnight of Natchez; grandparent, Luella Pettis of Natchez; stepchildren, Shaniqua Buckles and Jeremy Buckles, both of Natchez; sisters, Deborah Holmes Culbert of Fayette, Carolyn Holmes, Shilinda Evans and Shiela McKnight, all of Natchez; brothers, Terry Holmes of Natchez and Timmy McKnight of Atlanta; uncles, Willie Holmes and Leroy Holmes, both of Natchez; special cousins, Sharon Martin, Sherry Martin, Jacqueline Givens, Matiel Johnson and Anthony Givens; a special devoted friend, Patricia Anderson; a special family, Jimmy and Shirley Lee of Natchez.

Pallbearers will be friends of the family.