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Helen Rudolph Knight

November 16, 1920 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Helen Rudolph Knight Obituary

Helen Rudolph Knight, 102, of Hamburg, was born November 16, 1920.  She went to her heavenly home on Sunday, July 30, 2023. Mrs. Knight was a native and lifelong resident of the Milo Community outside of Hamburg and a devoted member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. She was a wonderful friend to everyone she knew and always put others before herself. She worked as a Nurses Aide for several years, was always helping others, and sat with many that were too sick to help themselves. Mrs. Knight enjoyed yard work, quilting, and crocheting. She was very artistic and created many arts and crafts projects. In her own words, she has lived a long, happy life and had the best children and family ever. She truly was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great-grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John McCoy Knight in 1997; a son, Johnny Gale Knight in 2021; a granddaughter, Tara Harder Smith and a great-granddaughter, Moreland Wesson Mills, both in 2019; a grandson-in-law, Jeff Woods; a granddaughter-in-law, Sheena Whitaker Knight; her parents, Bill and Fannie Woods Amos; three brothers, Billy Lane Amos, Lawrence Amos and Grover Amos and three sisters, Lena Findley, Fettie Murphy and Hildred Livingston.

She is survived by two daughters, Charlotte Thompson and husband, Barry, and Doris Harder, all of Crossett; a son, Kenneth Knight and wife, Linda; a daughter-in-law, Ann Knight, all of Hamburg; seven grandchildren, Lisa Jackson Whiteley, Lauren Jackson Gross, Robin Harder Carraway, Jeanna Knight Lineberger, Jarrod Knight, Chris Knight and Shelby Knight; ten great-grandchildren, Brittany Woods, Brandon Woods, Caleb Knight, Chloe McDonald, Michael Knight, Frankye Wesson, Josh Lineberger, Ashley Edwards, Hayden Gross and Aaron Gross; seven great-great-grandchildren, Jolie, Bryleigh, Brynlee, Jackson, Ella Rose, Gemma and Hagen.

Funeral services are 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 1, 2023, at the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Keith Rose and Bro. Bob Whiteley officiating. Burial will be in the Egypt Cemetery. Pallbearers are  Chris Knight, Shelby Knight, Jarrod Knight, Michael Knight, Caleb Knight, Brandon Woods, Hayden Gross, Aaron Gross and Micky Amos. Honorary pallbearers are Doyle Murphy, John Richardson, Bobby Livingston, James Meeks, Tony Craig, L.M. Stewart, Kenneth Box, and John Laing. Memorials may be made to the Egypt Cemetery Association, c/o Mr. John Laing, 272 Ashley Road 454, Hamburg, AR 71646, or to the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church Ladies Auxillary, 563 Ashley Road 95, Hamburg, AR 71646. 

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Monday, at the church.

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July 31, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Egypt Missionary Baptist Church

Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

Funeral Service
August 1, 2023

10:00 AM
Egypt Missionary Baptist Church

Hamburg, Arkansas 71646


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