Paula Mae KnightOctober 24, 1932 ~ May 4, 2017 (age 84)
Paula Watson Knight, 84, of Searcy, formerly of Bald Knob, went to be with the Lord May 4, 2017 at Unity Health in Searcy. She was born October 24, 1932 at Worden, Arkansas to the late Clifford and Eva Schneibly Root.
Mrs. Knight was a homemaker who loved to be surrounded by family and friends. She was a member of Worden Baptist Church for many years. She attended Droans Business College and volunteered at the Bald Knob Elementary School for many years as well.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Billy Dan Watson and DW Knight; two brothers, Edwin and Ronnie Root; and one sister, Jean Adams.
She is survived by two sons, Jim Watson (Edna) of Bald Knob and Bill Watson (Karen) of Searcy; daughter, Dana Kay Newsom (Kevin) of Hickory Flat; five grandchildren, Andrew, Christina, Lindsey, Devin, and Drew; six great grandchildren; one brother, Paul Root (Mary) of Arkadelphia; two sisters, Ann Harris (Mack) of Danville, Ill., and Sue Cooley (Donald) of Bald Knob; as well as a host of extended family and friends.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 8, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Bald Knob. Funeral Services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 9 also at the church. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery in Bald Knob.