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Betty L. Knight

May 26, 1940 February 27, 2011
Betty L. Knight
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BETTY LOU WALLACE-KNIGHT departed this life on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at her home surrounded by loved ones. She was born to the late Bate and Manerva Bates on May 26, 1940 in Lunenburg County. She was educated at A.G. Richardson School in Nottoway County.
Betty Lou was a person that cared and loved all she knew. Her heart was as if it was made of gold. She turned no one away that needed her love or just shelter. Betty Lou was connected to everyone who loved her and had a name for everyone. If you knew Betty Lou her body will not be visible but her memories left behind will always live.
At an early age she joined Mt. Gazerine Baptist Church and later joined Union Baptist Church. On November 15, 1954 Betty Lou was united in marriage to Lawrence “Bo” Knight. From that union three children were born. They made their home in Crewe, VA. Betty Lou was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence “Bo” Knight; a son, Lawrence Edward Knight; and two brothers, James and Lynwood Wallace.
Betty Lou Wallace-Knight leaves to cherish her memory: a loving and devoted son, Thomas Knight and a daughter, Patricia Knight both of Crewe, VA; three granddaughters, Katrina, Jeanette, and Michelle (Darrell) Knight; nine great grandchildren; Kanisha Knight that she raised as her own and De’Trine Pettis (Katrina) she adored the most; two great-great grandchildren; Kaniya Yates (Shakeira and CoDarrell Yates) she also adored; a sister Mary Gregory of Blackstone; a brother Bill Wallace of Petersburg, VA; three devoted nieces, Ella Thompson, Sharon Clark-Taylor, and Gina Gregory; two devoted nephews, Michael Yancey and William Holman; devoted friends, Stephanie Watson, Shakeira Bolding, Janice Barbour-Wilson; and a host of nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends,.
Funeral Services Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. from Union Baptist Church, Crewe with interment in the Knight Family Cemetery, Crewe.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangments.
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