Life Celebration for Janettia Knight will be held on Monday, January 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am ~ Tabernacle of Praise Baptist Church ~ 6925 Wofford Dr. ~ Dallas, Texas 75227 ~ Dr. Anthony Sharp I, Pastor. Visitation on Sunday, January 1, 2017~ 2:00 -5:00 ~Wake: 5:00-6:00 @ the funeral Home. Interment @ Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.
Janettia Williams Knight was born to the union of Doc Williams and Ellen Corbin on February 5, 1925 in Arcadia LA. Janettia is the fifth of eight children. Janettia joined the St Luke Baptist Community Church in Arcadia, LA where she received her education and accepted Christ at an early age.
After the death of her mother, her father moved the family from Arcadia, La to Edgewood, Texas where she later met and married Julius Knight Sr. in the mid 1940’s from this union three children were born.
In 1970, Janettia joined Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Pastor J. C. Huey where she sang in the choir. In 1994, she moved her membership to the Tabernacle of Praise Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. Anthony E. Sharp where she remained until her passing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Doc and Ellen Williams, her Ex-husband, Julius Knight Sr., her son, Julius Knight Jr., her sisters, Effie Bush, Leola Dorris, Ida Bell Scott and Dottie Fowlks and her brothers; J.C. and T. J. Williams.
She leaves to mourn, her daughters, Ellen Turner(Rufus), and Geneva Turner, twelve grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren and twelve great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.