Mrs. Martha Knight, age 78 of Russellville and formerly of Todd County, passed away on Friday, August 30th at the Creekwood Place Nursing & Rehab Center in Russellville of natural causes.
She was born November 17, 1940 in Adams, Tennessee the daughter of the late John Luther and Viola Frey Graham.
She was a member of Victory Baptist in Russellville. She was a homemaker and she loved her family, sewing and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her parents as well as her first husband Robert E. Johnson; her second husband Richard Houston Knight; a son Robert Lewis Knight and three brothers Roy Mason, Thomas Eugene and Charles Wilton Graham. She is survived by two sons Robert Dale Johnson of Bowling Green and Ricky Houston Knight of Hobbs, New Mexico; three daughters Janet Johnson McClure of Bowling Green, Rachel Knight Austin of Russellville and Jeanette Knight Skaggs of California; two brothers James Edgar Graham of California and William Lewis Graham of Russellville; two sisters Estella Mae Williams of Elkton and Sarah Frances Stanfill Allen of Clarksville, Tennessee; ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be on Monday from 12:00 until funeral service time at 2:00 in the Rose Chapel of the Todd County Funeral Home with Rev. Peter Santisteban officiating. Interment will follow at the Tabernacle Church Cemetery in Elkton.
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