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Tommy Lou Knight passed into the loving, waiting arms of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Midway Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Binnix officiating.
Lou was born May 19, 1941, to Tommy and Opal Coleman. She married her sweetheart, Sam Harrison Knight, on Nov. 19, 1958. Lou and Sam moved in 1993 from Hobbs to Big Spring, where they've made their home since.
Lou was a Godly woman, dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church for 20 years, where she served as a teacher for the men's bible class and helped with vacation bible school.
She also taught bible classes at the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. She enjoyed scrapbooking, shopping, socializing and water aerobics. She will be remembered for her loving heart, sharp wit and sense of humor. Lou never met a stranger.
She is survived by her husband Sam of Big Spring, Texas; sister, Barbara Jean Anderson of Palo Alto, Calif.; son, Flint Knight and wife Pam of Hobbs, N.M.; daughter, Jennifer Norris and husband Joel of Farmington, N.M.; seven grandchildren, Dayna and husband Steve, Dixie and husband Chris, Mandi and husband Todd and Lauren; five great grandchildren, two nieces and a nephew.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy and Opal Coleman; and her in-laws, Bob and Velma Ruth Lloyd.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to Midway Baptist Church Building Fund, 6200 S. Service Rd., Big Spring, TX 79720; Signal Mountain Emmaus Community, P.O. Box 2997, Big Spring, TX 79721; or the American Cancer Society, c/o Carolyn Brooks, P.O. Box 2121, Big Spring, TX 79720.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com