ARDMORE – Thelma L. Knight, 89, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in Oklahoma City.

Thelma was born Oct. 18, 1923, in Clemscott, Okla., the daughter of Henry and Beatrice Tucker Higgins. She married Andy Knight on Sept. 9, 1942, in Milo, Okla.

Thelma was a long-time resident of Milo, where she was a member of the Milo Baptist Church, and later of Ardmore, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughter Beverly Harrell and husband Alvin of Oklahoma City; son Tom Knight and wife Beth of Lubbock, Texas; grandsons Andrew Harrell, Alex Knight and wife Kate, and Mark Knight and wife Erin; and granddaughter Ashley Warshell and husband Sean.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Andy; parents Henry and Beatrice Higgins; and brother Thomas Higgins.

A private service will be held at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home in Ardmore, with burial following in Milo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Baptist Village Communities, 3800 N. May Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73112,

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