Angela Copeland Knight

Published 11:00 am Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Angela Copeland Knight

July 1, 2016

Funeral services for Angela Copeland Knight, 67, of Whigham, Ga., were at 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at Union Springs Baptist Church, Whigham.  Rev. Johnny Burdick and Rev. Stacy Glover officiated. Interment followed in Union Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, WhighamActive pallbearers were Charles Harrell, Joe Knight, Robbie Knight, L. E. Knight, Charles Shockley, John Copeland, David Copeland, Ray Morrison, Roger Ponder, David Coley, Stacy Glover, Jet Cox, Jimmy Cox, James Knight, Billy Lee, and Bruce Maxwell.

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Mrs. Knight passed away at her home in Whigham on Friday morning, July 1, 2016.

Mrs. Knight was born on September 9, 1948, in Thomasville, Ga., to the late Obern Copeland and Willie Dean Ponder Copeland.  On August 18, 1972, she married Bobby Joe Knight, who survives. She graduated from Thomas County Central High School and continued her education at Valdosta State University, where she received an Education Specialist degree. She taught at Warner Robins, Thomasville, Whigham, and was at Northside Elementary School in Cairo until her retirement. She was a member of the Retired Educators Association. Angela was an active member of Union Springs Baptist Church, where she served as the pianist.

Survivors include: her husband, Bobby Joe Knight of Whigham; daughters, Lorie Knight Barrow (Mike) of Whigham, Donna Knight of Whigham; son, Joey Knight of Whigham; granddaughter, Mallorie Elaine Barrow of Whigham; brother, Randall Copeland (Mary) of Allentown, Pennsylvania; and nephews and niece, John Copeland, David Copeland, Reagan Copeland, all of Allentown.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made in Mrs. Knight’s memory to: Union Springs Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, 355 Union Springs Road, Whigham, GA  39897.

The family will received friends at Union Springs Baptist Church on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m.

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