Lonnie Gene Knight

Lonnie Gene Knight, 81, of Leflore died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in Tulsa. Lonnie was born Feb. 25, 1931, in Leflore to Thomas Lee and Velma (Kitchens) Knight. He was a builder of semi-trailers. Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Vera Sharp. Survivors include his wife, Betty of the home; daughter, Sharon Shawsky of Poteau; stepsons, John Clark of Paragould, Ark., Charles Clark of Springtown, Texas, and David Clark of Azle, Texas; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; three brothers, Roy Knight of Bengal, Herbert Knight of Red Oak and Tom Knight of Burleson, Texas; three sisters, Evelyn Cook of Leflore, Carolyn Richey of Irving, Texas, and Mary Lou Cowan of Davis, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loved ones.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the First Baptist Church in Leflore. Burial will be in Leflore Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Lance, Eric, Justin and Roddy Knight and Jesse and Hank Ingle.You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements under the direction of Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau.