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1953 Mattie 2020

Mattie Ruth Knight

July 19, 1953 — May 10, 2020

Ms. Mattie Ruth Knight, age 66, of 1214 Jenkins Farm Road, Pinetops was called to her eternal rest on Sunday, May 10, 2020.  Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 pm at Hamilton Burial Garden.

She leaves to honor and continue her legacy of love three daughters, Debbie Ann Bagley, Melissa Ann Bagley both of the home and Antione Bagley of Rocky Mount, NC; Rosa Marshburn who was like a daughter of Rocky Mount, NC; six grandchildren, Kanesha Hargrove, Rickel McNeil, Marissa Whitehead, Zachery "Zach" Bagley, Zyquar Staton, and Akira Roberson; seven great grandchildren, Xzavier McNeil, Makylie Blount, MaKenzie Blount, Zamir McNeil, Jason McNeil, Jah'mareon Bagley, and Kha'Asia Bagley; one godson, Richard Earl Winstead (Evette) of Elm City, NC; special aunts who were like sisters, Geraldine Edwards, Rochelle Wooten both of Rocky Mount, NC, Shirley Ann Etheridge (Jake), Brenda Carol Farmer both of Sharpsburg, NC., and Martha Jean Mercer (Walter) of Battleboro, NC; two adopted brothers, Bernard Williams (Gail) and Chris Williams (Aundrea); a host of cousins, other relatives and friends, including two special friends, Earlene "Deanny" Farmer, and Connie Dancy. 

A public viewing will be Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm at Carrons Funeral Home, 726 South Tarboro Street, Wilson.  Please keep the Knight family in your thoughts and prayers.  Condolences may be directed to or faxed to 252.237.0120.  They may also be emailed to  

Professional and caring service has been entrusted to Carrons Funeral Home, "The Willing Friend".

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, May 15, 2020

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamilton Burial Garden

Lane St SE, Wilson, NC 27893

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