Willie Elois Knight passed away on April 8, 2021 surrounded by her family at home. She was born on September 2, 1922 to the late George and Willie Dildy Knight in Portsmouth, VA. She was a 1940 graduate of I.C. Norcom High School. After attending the nursing program, she worked at Portsmouth General Hospital as a Practical Nurse. Willie was always pleasant and a kind person to be around. She was a member of the Churchland congregation Jehovah’s Witnesses and participated in the bible education work. She was predeceased by her parents; son, Wilbur “Stack” Knight; grandson, Brian Knight and great great granddaughter, Juliana Allmond. She leaves to cherish her memories her daughters, Sheila Deberry (Paul), Pamela Brown (Mack), Wanda Taylor (Yusuf); great niece, Gloria Taylor; daughter-in-law, Betty Knight; nine grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren, nieces nephews and host of friends.
Willie E. Knight
Viewing Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Virtual Service: Friday, April 16, 2021 10:00am Zoom: 81529477380 Passcode: 055826 Graveside Service Friday, April 16, 2021 3:00pm Greenlawn Memorial Gardens 3920 Airline Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.