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419 Yoakum Ct
Pensacola, FL 32505
Phone: 850-438-6235
Fax: 850-438-5758
Leslie Knighten

Leslie Knighten

Wednesday, July 21st, 1943 - Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Leslie Elam Knighten, age 75 Native of Pascagoula, Mississippi current resident of Pace, Florida.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Knighten; parents, Peggy Knighten and J.B. Knighten.

He is survived by two sons, Mark Knighten (Sherry) of Gautier, MS and Tim Knighten (Peggy) also of Gautier, MS; step-son, Jacob Toney IV (Jeri); several grandchildren, Mark Knighten (Rebecca), Kyle Knighten (Jennifer), Katie Kalb (Brett), Gabby Knighten, Shelby Knighten, T.C. Phillips, Bradley Phillips and Kara Phillips; great grandchildren, Thomas Knighten, Johnathan Knighten, Skylar, Paisley and Easton Knighten, Joseph and Josie Sprinkle, Landon Wiles, Hunter Kalb and Ava and Braxton Phillips.

Leslie was a member of Wallace Baptist Church. When he was in good health, he loved to fish, camp and attend bluegrass festivals. He also enjoyed the company of his two poodles which he referred to as his babies Rosie and Prince.

Trahan Family Funeral Home of Milton is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is on Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:00 a.m., at Wallace Baptist Church the Service is also Monday, January 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at Wallace Baptist Church, Burial will be at Harmony Cemetery in Quitman, Mississippi on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Monday, January 7th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Wallace Baptist Church
    6601 Chumuckla Highway
    MILTON, FL 32571
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  • Service

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Monday, January 7th, 2019 1:00pm
    Wallace Baptist Church
    6601 Chumuckla Highway
    MILTON, FL 32571
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  • Interment

    Harmony Cemetery
    Highway 120
    QUITMAN, MS 39355
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    Burial will be on January 8, 2019.


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Pat Switzer

Posted at 06:30pm
Mark and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during the loss of your father.

Jo Ann Avent Garrett

Posted at 12:23pm
High school classmate class of '62 and friend at Moss Point High Moss Point MS. E mail and social media buddy over the years.

Bonnie Broadway

Posted at 10:23am
Our thoughts and prayers are with your families for blessings to comfort you all. Mark and Timmy we know the loss you feel when losing a parent. Remember to keep all the good memories with your Dad close to your heart as time goes by to give you comfort and peace. Love to you both, Bonnie, LaKres, and Risha

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