Funeral services for John Thomas Knight, 77, of Corinth are set for Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 11am at Magnolia Funeral Home - East with interment at Magnolia Gardens. Bro. Keith Hayes will officiate the service. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 5pm-8pm and October 13, 2021 from 10 am until service time at Magnolia Funeral Home - East.
Mr. Knight passed away Sunday morning, October 10, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center. John was born, April 20, 1944, in Corinth to the late J.C. and Jewell Smith Knight. He was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church where he was a deacon and Sunday school teacher for many years. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, morning coffee with his buddies at Lonnies, and spending time with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Darlene Knight; daughters Allison Templeton (Jai) and Mandy Castile (Shane); grandchildren, Mycaela Rhodes (Alex), Canon Smith (Allie), Liza Smith, Alise Castile, Mazzie Castile, and Charlie Castile; great grandson, Griffin Rhodes; his brother, James Knight (Rose); his sisters, Judy Trimble (Roger) and Linda Floyd (Larry) and several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents. Magnolia Funeral Home has been honored to care for the family of John Thomas Knight.