Laurice KnightApril 15, 1948 ~ November 6, 2017 (age 69)
Southern Memorial Funeral Home sadly announces the passing of Ms. Laurice Knight 69, of Troy Alabama. Services’s are entrusted to. Southern Memorial. The Ones Who Truly Care! When Only The Best Will Do. We ask that you please keep the Knight family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.
Mother Laurice (Sneaky) Knight, went home to be with the Lord on November 6, 2017 in Troy, AL. She was blessed to be upon this earth for 69 years. Mother Laurice was born on April 15, 1948 in Greenville, AL to the late Mrs. Nince Kelly and the late John Tom Kelly. At the early age of 19, she gave her life to the Lord and joined, Friendship AME Zion Church in Greenville, AL. She was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Emmitt Knight. After she relocated to Troy, AL, she found a new church home at Endtime Deliverance Church, under the leadership of Bishop W. C. Scott. She served as the Mother of the Church of Endtime Deliverance Church. She never saw wrong in anyone, and would help in any way that she could. Mother Laurice was a caring and loving person and will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nince and John Kelly; husband, Emmitt Knight; siblings, Cleo Hinson, John Tom Kelly Jr, Richard Kelly, and Johnnie Tillie Henderson; a special friend, Mallie J Daniels; and two life-long friends, Annie Mae McTear and Earlie Marsh. Those left to cherish her memory includes, her five children, Robert (Victoria) Knight, Emmitt Knight, John (Kim) Knight, Nince Knight, and Andre Knight; 8 grandchildren; 6 greatgrandchildren; one sorrowing sister, Mary (Robert) Kelly; special children that she raised, Dozier and Luverne; dear and devoted friend, Patricia Brooks; and a host of nieces and nephews, other family members and children that she raised