Vernon Douglas Knight, 65, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at home. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Breeland Funeral Home from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm and on Wednesday from 10:00 till the 11:00 am chapel service. Burial will be in the Canton Cemetery.
A native of Coahoma County, Doug lived in Canton since 1967. He liked collecting old cars, knives and going to auctions with his wife, Kay. He was a member of Center Terrace Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by parents, Dorothy Moore and B. W. Knight; brother, James Washington Knight; sisters, Sandra Gail Knight and Shirley Ann Huggins.
Survivors include: wife Kay White Knight of Canton; his canine companion, Bella; daughter, Teresa Dianne Cross of Canton; brothers, Larry Dean Knight of Jackson and Steve Allen Knight (Donita) of Clinton; sisters, Mary Frances Davis (Billy) of Richland and Janie Lunsford of Brookwood, AL; grandchildren, Sumerlyn Ann Rodgers (Josh) and Brittany Paige Tucker (Anthony); great-grandchildren, Noah Willis, Harleigh Rodgers, and Grayson Tucker; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to: Hope House of Hospitality, 786 E. Northside Dr., Jackson, MS 39206 or Mississippi Animal Rescue League, 5221 Greenway Drive Ext., Jackson, MS 39204.
Hope House of Hospitality
786 E. Northside Dr, Jackson MS 39206
Mississippi Animal rescue League
5221 Greenway Dive Ext., Jackson MS 39204