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Vernon Douglas Knight

September 8, 1952 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 65)

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.


Donations may be made to:

Hope House of Hospitality
786 E. Northside Dr, Jackson MS 39206

Mississippi Animal rescue League
5221 Greenway Dive Ext., Jackson MS 39204


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