Mrs. Ann Carolyn Knight
TRUMANN— Mrs. Ann Carolyn Knight, 81, of Trumann, died Friday night at her home. She was born in Jonesboro, and had lived in Trumann since 1955. Mrs. Knight was the Trumann High School Counselor’s Secretary until her retirement in 1993. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Trumann, served as secretary and historian of the Twentieth Century Club and as President of the Century Arts and Civics Club, she and her husband were the first Jaycettes and Jaycees husband wife team serving as President in 1960, selected as a Key Jaycette, and was Trumann’s Woman of the Year in 1962. She was a Girl Scout leader and District Chairman for the Crowley Ridge Girl Scout Council, and was active with the Trumann PTA. She was preceded in death by her husband Ray Knight, parents, Cecil Kinney and Kate Treece Kinney Richardson and stepfather Earl Richardson.
Survivors include two daughters, Deborah Norman of Trumann, and Elizabeth (Libby) Evans and husband Jim of Atoka TN; one brother Don Richardson and wife Jo of Ocean Springs MS; one grandchild Elizabeth Dye and husband Jason of Jackson MS; and two great-grandchildren Ryan and Blake Dye.
A Memorial Funeral services will be Tuesday morning at 11 am at the First Baptist Church in Trumann.
Visitation will be Monday evening from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann
An online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.
Memorials can be made to Trumann First Baptist Church or the Trumann Library.