Clara Christine Neill Knight



Age: Not Given
Address: Concord, NC
Date of Death: Monday, May 6, 2013
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Details: Clara Christine Neill Knight, affectionately known as “Bow” to family and friends, passed away on Monday, May 6th in Concord, NC after battle Alzheimer’s disease for almost 6 years.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Elizabeth Gibbs Neill.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas W. Knight, Jr.; 2 brothers:  Charles Neill and Ralph Neill, Jr.; and 2 sisters:  Mary Helen Prince and Elizabeth Bullock.  Christine graduated from Bald Creek High School and Appalachian State Teachers College.  She taught in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system.
     Surviving are her son:  Thomas W. Knight III and his wife, Cynthia; a grandson:  Thomas W. Knight IV; a granddaughter:  Cornelia E. Knight of Harrisburg, NC; a brother: James Neill and a sister:  Linda Neill of Burnsville.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Friday, May 10, 2013 in Bald Creek United Methodist Church.  Rev. A. J. Moore will officiate.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
     The family will receive friends following the service.
     Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 300 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215.
     Online condolences may be left at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com
     This obituary is a courtesy of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.

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