Viola Sealey Knight, 85, died Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Lela Fairfax Sealey and Pasley Samuel Sealey. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Neal Knight; eight siblings, Buddy Sealey, Talmadge Sealey, Oscar Sealey, Carl Sealey, Louise S. Bullard, Davis Sealey, Leola S. Norris and Bobby Gene Sealey (infant); three half-brothers and a half-sister, Nora S. Graves, Hubert Sealey, Howard Sealey and Robert Sealey; and a grandson.
She was a member of Porter Swamp Baptist Church and was a homemaker and also worked along with her husband, Tillman Knight Jr. in their business, Knight’s Custodial Service.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 19 from 1:30 p.m. until time of the service at Porter Swamp Baptist Church. Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 at the church with Pastor Tim Moore officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Worthington Funeral Home in Chadbourn is serving the family.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Tillman Knight Jr. of the home; two sisters, Mavis S. Cribb of Chadbourn and Ada Elkins of Whiteville; and two grandchildren.