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 Mrs. Knight Rites to Be In Livingston
  A Post's Texas News Service

     "LIVINGSTON, June 30, (1952)-Mrs. Bessie Mae Kersh Knight, 69, who served 35 years as postmaster at Segno before her retirement a few years ago, died in Polk County Hospital here at 2:30 pm Monday.
     "A native of Alabama, Mrs. Knight came to Polk County in 1895.  She taught school at Segno until her marriage to Willis Knight in 1904.  She was a member of the Baptist Church.
      " Surviving are the husband, Willis Knight; three daughters, Mrs. Jennie Maye Towns of Camden, Mrs. Zera Staly of Victoria and Miss Mayme lee Knight of Houston; two sons, Jerome Knight of Segno and Vester K. Knight of Fairbanks; one sister,  Mrs. Sallie Griffin of Centerville, Ala., two brothers, Charley and Vester Kersh of Humble, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
     "Funeral services will be held in Pace Funeral Home chapel here at 3 pm Tuesday, with the Rev. Robert Walters, assisted by the Reb. R. L. Shedan, officiating.  Burial will be in Magnolia Hill Cemetery."
 

 Submitted by Marjorie Cain

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