Nell R. Knight, 90

Nell Knight better known as “Ma” to her children and “Grandma” to the rest of family and friends, passed away on November 13th, 2020.

She was born January 12, 1930 in Abbeville, Alabama to the late Mr. Ease Sampson and Mrs. Pernella Roberts. Nell was an inspiration to others and to her family members, she loved her family, all her children. She was also a foster parent.


Nell leaves her legacy in the heart of her family: Family members preceded her in death, (Husband) N.J. Knight, (Brother) Ed Cliff Johnson, (Sisters) Mamie Johnson, Effie Sampson, Queen McCoy, Mary Kate Marshall, (Daughter) Dollie Mae Knight, (Great Grands) Holland Xavian Knight, Maurice Knight Jr.


Children: (Daughter) Emmaree Knight, (Sons) Charles Knight, Marshall Knight, Raymond Knight, James Knight, Michael Knight (Sister) Irene Whatley,
Grandkids: Sheenequa, L Charles Jr, Torre, Tihe (Charles and Pat) Doris, Maurice, Holland (Emma), Markie, Janell, Shatoya, Tyrell, Tory (Marshall and Paula), Nicole (Raymond), Lequient, Shadena, James Jr, Brittany, Jamarion, Edward (James and Evon)


Great Grands: Armani, Amil, Amir (Sheenqua), Ebony, Zhane, Isaiah, Sav, Imari, Imiya, Zharia (L Charles Jr.), Ti’ree, La’Nygel, Tristin, Ti’Shaunee, Tihiem, Ti’Yunni (Tihe), Shaeteria, James Bragg (Doris), O’sha, Martavis, Zechariah, Jarquez, Tyrice, Isaiah, Shante (Maurice & Pauline), Junior, Allyssa, Zay, Genesis (Holland), Roderick, Ja’Niya (Janell), Tyren, Tycen (Shatoya), Tyranni, Yasmine (Tyrell), Denzel, Kylia (Tory), Allison, Levonja, Lequient Jr (Lequient & Amelia), Shanteria, Michael, Dywonski, Dyzontae, Dyvonique, Dy’Ziya, Quashawn (Shadena), Cornell, Ke’arrah, Jakarius, Ka’miya, Kynadi (James Jr)., Rolonda (Cousin)
Great Great Grands: Rah’Mir, Rah’Mirah, Rah’Shun, Rah’Mon (Ebony), Savae, Ivory, Lavigne, Lailani (Isaiah), Reigh, Navy Blu, Kylah, G’Arri (Shaeteria), Jaiceona, Sema’J (Mackdaddy & Ashanti), O’sha Jr, Ivy’onna (O’sha), Skylar, Bryce (Shanteria), Massiah (Michael); and a host of aunts, uncles, great uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Oldham Funeral Home.