SHIRONE KNIGHTON, age 50, of Lauderdale, Mississippi, passed Easter Sunday morning, April 4,2010 in Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center, Meridian, Ms. Funeral services are April 10, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. from Johnson Baptist Church, Livingston, Alabama. Rev. Samuel Harris, pastor, officiant. Interment follows in Johnson Cemetery. Mr. Knighton will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time. Visitation and scheduled Wake for family and friends is Friday evening (April 9th) from 5-7:00 P.M. at the Weatherly Chapel. On Saturday morning the funeral cortege will leave from his parents residence, located 510 Carolina Avenue (York,Al.) at 12:30 p.m.
Those left to cherish precious memories are: a loving wife, Shirley L. Knighton, Lauderdale, Ms; seven (7) children- Shirhonda Johnson, Atlanta, Ga., Quiyona and Shirlonda Jackson of Lauderdale, Ms., Shonda Nixon, Winder, Ga., Norris Jackson, Lauderdale, Ms., Javon and Myria Hill both of Kemper, Ms., his parents, Jimmy and Alberta Knighton of York, Ala., five (5) sisters and brothers- Sandra (Lorenzo) Clark, Wanda (Terry) Blakely, Jimmy Knighton, Jr., and Larry (Betty) Jackson, all of York, Alabama and Phillis Hopson of Lauderdale, Ms., numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends who loved him dearly.
WEATHERLY FUNERAL HOME, York, Alabama under the direction of Jacqueline Studdard Weatherly entrusted with all funeral and burial service details.