Hillery Knight III

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 4, 2011

NATCHEZ — Services for Hillery Joseph Knight III, 65, of Jackson, formerly of Natchez, who died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenneth Stanton officiating.

Burial will follow at Pine Hill Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Mr. Knight was a retired college professor.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hillery Joseph Knight Jr. and Ordemese Simpson Knight.

Survivors include one brother, Karl Knight of Jackson and one sister, Dorothy K. Davis and husband, Jimmie, of Westhills, Calif.