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Mother Sebie Elizabeth McKnight
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
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Celebration of Life


Mother Sebie Elizabeth McKnight

August 30, 1933~April 15, 2014


Saturday, April 19, 2014

One O'clock p.m.

Livingston Chapel CME Church

95 Bethany Road

Covington, Georgia 30016

Rev. Roger Walker, Pastor, Eulogist

Assisted By Others


     Mother Sebie Elizabeth McKnight was born August 30, 1933, in Covington, Georgia. She was the second child and first daughter to the late Mr. John Edward (Annie Lucille Hollingsworth) Brown. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Carlton McKnight Jr., six brothers; Mr. James Edward Brown, Mr. Calvin Lewis Brown, Mr. Milton Eugene Brown, Mr. Edwin Leon Brown, Mr. Eddie Lee Brown and Mr. Samuel Leroy Brown, one sister, Mrs. Evelyn Brown Ransom.

    She accepted Christ as her savior at an early age at Livingston Chapel including the Steward Board, President of the Steward Board, Church Treasure, Choir Member and Missionary.

    Sebie graduated from Washington Street High School in 1953. She worked at Morgan Laundry and retired from Mead Container Board and the Newton County School System. Throughout her life she enjoyed spending time with the social club the Star Lighters and dancing and singing with her family and friends.

    Sebie's precious memories are survived, loved and cherished by two sons, Mr. & Mrs. Louie (Mildred Smith) Martin, Covington, Georgia, Mr. & Mrs. Carlos (Justine) McKnight, Sandy Springs, Georgia, three daughters; Mr. & Mrs. Barron (Pamela) Benton, Conyers, Georgia, Mr. & Mrs. Lyndon (Tanya) Thomas and Ms. Carlene McKnight, both of Covington, Georgia, two sisters, Mrs. Patricia Ann Brown Reed, Oxford, Georgia and Mr. & Mrs. George (Imogene) Pruitt, Johnson City, Tennessee, one brother, Mr. Larry O'Neal Brown, Lithonia, Georgia, seven sisters-in-law, ten grandchildren; DeMario, Janae, DeMarcus, Kaneithia, Darnel, Kalissia, Travis, Chelsea, Nicolas and Breyonna, twelve great grandchildren, she was cherished and loved by a devoted friend, Mr. Charles Cloud and a host of treasured nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.


Evelyn Memorial Gardens

95 Bethany Road

Covington, Georgia 30016


Flower Ladies

Perhaps you came today and sat quietly in a chair; perhaps you didn't come at all, but whispered a little prayer. Whatever it was that you have done to show your love today, we thank you for the love you've shown us along the way. May God bless each of you.
                                                                   The Family