Geralding Twelly Knight, born Aug. 5, 1959 in Clarksdale to Willie Mae Larry and the late Bennie Washington, died Sept. 17, 2020.
Knight was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Larry of Clarksdale; and her sister, Betty Jean Morgan of Dade City, Fla. Survivors are her husband of 24 years, Martin David Roosevelt Knight; her mother, Willie Mae Twelly Larry; six sisters, Delorse White of Jackson, Ernestine Jenkins of Dade City, Fla., Elnora Larry of Dade City, Fla., Dirtha Spaights of Zephyrhills, Fla., Virginia Maner (Joseph) of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Rosetta Washington of Clarksdale; two brothers, Jimmy Larry of Clarksdale and Richard Larry of Dade City, Fla.; six sisters-in-law, Erma McIntosh (Robin) of Lumberton, Fla., Emma Brunson of Staten Island, NY, Jecelyn Colasuonno of Piscataway, NJ, Merle Anderson (Bruce) of Edison, NJ, Millie David of Brooklyn, NY, and Sharon Blackwell of London, England; one brother-in-law, Bernard (Mambo) and Carmen David of Carricaou, Grenada, Wisc.; two beloved sisters, Veronica Wright and Theresa Slagle; as well as two beloved brothers, Steven Stewart and Shawn Slagle; and a host of nieces and nephews she had a hand in raising.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 at Living Waters United Church in Dade City, Fla., with Pastor Deundrick Reed officiating.
Milton Funeral Home handled arrangements.