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Margie McKnight

Sunday, October 29, 2006

EAST PRAIRIE - Margie Lou McKnight, 51, died at 2:59 a.m. Oct. 23, 2006, at her home.

Born Dec. 11, 1954, at East Prairie, to the late Lawrence W. and Josie E. Mathis Wilson, she lived all of her life in Mississippi County and was of the Baptist belief.

Survivors include: her husband, Owen David McKnight of Marianna, Ark.; one son, Michael Lee Linley of East Prairie; one daughter, Michelle Lee Linley of East Prairie; two sisters, Emma Lou Carter and Martha Brown of East Prairie; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, William Wilson, Willard Wilson, Jimmy Wilson and Junior Wilson, and one granddaughter.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Mike Johnson officiated.

Burial followed in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: David Jean Achter, Jodi Latamondeer, William T. Johnson, Terry Duty, Paul Chance and Jay Linley.

Honorary pallbearers were: Terry and Dale Patrick, Junior Wallace and Robert William Wheatley.