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Mildred Joyce Driskill Knight

February 25, 2019

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Mildred Joyce Driskill Knight, 92, of Lynchburg passed away Monday, February 25, 2019.

Born August 8, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Samuel B. Driskill Sr., and Della Steele Driskill.

Joyce was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister and enjoyed spending time with all of her family. She took great pride in her home and yard and was a wonderful cook.

Joyce is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ernest Knight Jr., son, Terry Knight; daughters, Reny Knight and Libby Knight; and siblings, Berkley Driskill, Kenneth Driskill, and Janet Wright.

She is survived by her daughters, Daronda Brooks and husband, C.W. and Debbie Martin and husband, Roger; grandchildren, Daronda Richardson (Clay), Ryan Martin (Darnell), Wade Brooks (Melissa), Ben Brooks (Tab), and Kelley Sanders (Justin); great grandchildren, Sierra, Steele, Amber, Kelly, Randi, Tristan, Gabriel, Maggie, Julia, Charlie, Chloe, and Dallas; her great great grandchildren, Cadance, Kristan, Karissa, Karson, Jaxon, and Scarlett; sister, Barbara Almond and husband Mac; brother in law Otis Wright, and her special niece and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Concord Cemetery in the Knight family plot with Pastor Mac Almond officiating.

The family would like to thank The Summit Health and Rehab for their love and care.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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