Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014, at St. Peter’s Rock in Shelby with Rev. Jerry Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Shelby Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Friday, January 31, 2014, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby, followed by family hour at 5 p.m.
Survivors include sons Ronald Knighten of Mesquite, Texas, and Algeron Knighten and Christopher Knighten, both of Dallas, Texas; daughters Alicia Lisa Robinson of Shelby and Shelia Knighten of Dallas, Texas; sisters Geraldine Ward of Maywood, Ill., and Charline Shipp of Chicago, Ill.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.