Portales Valley News, 9 Sep 1920
of Isaac Knight
He was a Christian gentleman, an American father and a
husband of the noblest type. Ever loving and thoughtful of loved ones, kind and considerate to
all. Honored by his neighbors,
respected by business associates, and his charter was
And while his passing is a loss to friends and relatives, it
is Heaven’s gain.
He was born April
12, 1870 at Conway, Missouri. He was converted at the age of 36. It was our privilege to baptize him about
four years ago at which time he received the baptism of the Holy Spirit. Our brother in passing left the testimony
that all was well and had no fear of the “Great Beyond,” but rather welcomed
his advent into a brighter future.
During his long illness he was patient and always considerate of
other. He died Thursday, September 2, 1920, at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. E. M. Kornegay. Neither expense or untiring effort was spared in trying to
prolong his life, and after his spirit had departed beyond the call of loved
ones, every consideration was shown in the funeral arrangements.
The services were held at the Baptist church under our
On behalf of the family, we thank everyone who rendered
service and kindness in this trying hour.
Among those present were his four brothers from points in Missouri
and Oklahoma. Also, Mrs. Knight’s mother,
sister and brother from Amarillo, Texas.
We left the beautiful flowers to fade on the new made mound,
but his memory shall never perish from our hearts. He is gone but not forgotten. His loved ones have our sympathy.
Norman R. Nichols