Barbara Gail Knight

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Mrs. Barbara Gail Knight of Trumann departed this life on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 61 years, 4 months and 22 days. Mrs. Knight was born Saturday, September 14, 1957 to the late Hubert and Madlyn Crews Batten in Trumann and a lifetime resident of Lunsford. She was a housewife and a member of Lunsford Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one sister, Brenda Kay Batten; her grandparents William and Artie Crews, and William and Margaret Batten; a special uncle Alfred Jackson “Squint” Batten and her parents. She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Buren T. Knight, Jr. of the home; one sister, Charlotte Porterfield and husband Pete of Lunsford’ and one brother, Jimmy Nelson and wife Jeanie of Foley, Ala. A celebration of her life was held at Lunsford Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Langston officiating. Graveside service was held in Pine Log Cemetery in Brookland, AR. Pallbearers were Larry Smith, Rob Kincaid, Jason Taggart, William McMasters, John Magee, Matt Emerson, Men Adult Sunday School Class, Ladies Adult Sunday School Class, Tommy Davis and Donnie Hutcheson. An online register book can be signed at