Clara Nell (White) McKnight, 90, of Paris, passed away Friday, February 10, 2023, at Heritage House of Paris.
Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14th at Southside Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Norris officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Clara Nell was born on Oct. 2, 1932, in Slate Shoals, a daughter of Nelson and Ethel Bunch White. She married Paul McKnight on Aug. 24, 1951, in Texarkana, AR. She was employed by S. & H. Kress Co. for 20 years and retired from Gene the Jewelers after seven years.
She graduated from East Lamar High School and attended Paris Junior College. Clara was a long time member of Southside Baptist Church and the Esther Sunday School Class.
Survivors include a son, Gary McKnight & wife Pam, grandchildren, Guy McKnight & wife Kristi, and Drew McKnight & fiancée Lyndsay, great grandchildren, Kayla Huff & husband Dustin, Keylee Blain & husband Blaze, Karson McKnight, Titus & Audra Gable, five great great grandchildren, Kelsey, Dayne, Kaytin, Baylor, and Teddy, one brother, Louis R. White, brother-in-law, Randy McKnight & wife Cheryl along with numerous nieces & nephews and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a sister, and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law.
The family would like to express their appreciation to her family at Heritage House for all their wonderful care and friendship.
Casket bearers will be: Dustin Huff, Craig Keenum, Drew McKnight, Guy McKnight, Karson McKnight and Benny Fields. Blaze Blain will serve as an honorary bearer.
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