Deneen Washington-Knowles

Published 10:38 am Friday, July 10, 2015

HOUSTON, TEXAS — Deneen Washington-Knowles died Monday, July 6, 2015 at her residence. She was 50.

She is survived by her parents, George and Katie Washington of Port Gibson; a son, Aijalon Knowles of Houston, Texas; a non-biological daughter, Sabra Knowles of Houston, Texas; a brother, Willie Washington of Buffalo, N.Y.; two uncles, Jimmy Reeves of Memphis, Tenn. and Michael Reeves of Lorman; three aunts, Charlie B. Smith of Fayette, Doris Davis of Port Gibson and Cheryl Rankin of Lorman; one great-aunt, Odessa Reeves of Port Gibson; and a number of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m., Sunday, July 12, at First Baptist Church in Port Gibson, with Rev, Kevin Winters officiating.

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Burial will be in McCay Cemetery with Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Thompson Funeral Home Chapel and Sunday, from 2 p.m. until service time at the church.