December 13, 1931 - December 29, 2021
Mrs. Ivanez “Billie” Owens Knight, age 90, passed away December29, 2021, in Madison, Florida. She was born December 13, 1931, in Holmes County, Florida, to Felmer and Casey Merril Owens. After graduating from high school, she married the love of her life, Daniel Benjamin (Bennie)Knight and lived in Crawfordville before moving to Madison in 1966. Mrs. Knight was a member of The First United Methodist Church of Madison, the Audrey- Newman Circle and a Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a substitute teacher at Madison County High School, Health Nurse Assistant and Librarian. Billie enjoyed traveling and camping with her late husband. She was known as “Grandma” by her grandchildren which she adored and spent as much time as possible with them. Billie was preceded in death by her parents, Felmer and Casey Merril Owens and her husband Bennie Knight and Sister, Jane Ward. She is survived by her three sons, Daniel Benjamin Knight, Jr. of Madison,Florida, Joseph Edward Knight ,of Madison, Florida, Mark Hood Knight and his wife Brenda of Lake Park, Georgia and a special daughter in love, Pamela Knight, of Pinetta, Florida; four grandchildren, Wendi Zeigler and her husband Steve, Joseph” Joey” Knight and his wife Lisa, Melissa Stripling and her husband Dewayne and Brandon Knight; nine great-grandchildren, Philip McKee, Victoria McKee, Hayley McKee, Calli Knight, Chase Knight, Davey Wood, Shawn Deming, Madison Stripling and Ashton Stripling; two Brothers, Ken Owens of Phoenix, Arizona and Ray Owens of Destin, Florida. Sisters; two sisters, Jean Alexander and her husband Andy of Tequesta, Florida and Ginger Owens of Indian Town, Florida, and a host of nieces and nephews. A Graveside services will be Saturday, January 1, 2022, at 12:00 pm at Ebenezer Cemetery, Madison County, Florida, with visitation one hour prior to service at 11:00AM at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel. T.J. Beggs, Jr. & Sons Funeral Home (850)973-2258. Condolences may be shared at www.beggsfuneral.com.
Mrs. Ivanez “Billie” Owens Knight, age 90, passed away December29, 2021, in Madison, Florida. She was born December 13, 1931, in Holmes County, Florida, to Felmer and Casey Merril Owens. After graduating from high school, she... View Obituary & Service Information
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