James McKnight

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 12, 2013

Jan. 13, 1951 — Oct. 9, 2013

NATCHEZ— Funeral services for James McKnight, 62, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Glenburney Nursing Home will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Second Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Strickland officiating.

Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home.10:12 James McKnight obit

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Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home chapel.

Mr. McKnight was born Jan. 13, 1951, in Adams County, the son of Elijah Isaac and Frances McKnight.

He was a baptist and a member of the Linwood Society.

Mr. McKnight was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Richard McKnight; and niece, Sandra McKnight.

Survivors include a daughter, LaToya Boykin of Chicago; three sisters, Francis McKnight, Gloria Belton, and Martha Blake, all of Natchez; granddaughter, Mari Boykin of Chicago; three aunts, Ida Newman of Vidalia, Gertrude Wilson, and Alma Fleming, both of Natchez; nephew, George Belton Jr.; four nieces, Kimberly McKnight, Shelia McKnight, Courtney McKnight, and Erika James, all of Natchez.