Ora Mae "Grandy" Knight

October 09, 1924 - February 23, 2020

Ora Mae

Ora Mae “ Grandy” Knight, 95, of Nederland, died, Sunday, February 23, 2020. She was born October 9, 1924, in Port Arthur, to Aline Saltzman Broussard and Hypolite Broussard.

During her earlier years, Ora Mae loved cooking and caring for her family. Some of her favorite things to do were to play Scrabble and to do crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her children, Roy L. “Barney” Bernard and his wife, Sigrid, of Bandera, Texas; Fletcher H. Knight and his wife, Terry, of Austin; Nancy Knight Thaggard, of Port Arthur; Jennifer Lynn Knight, of Nederland; and Cynthia Knight, of Colorado; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty-one great-grandchildren.

Ora Mae is preceded in death by her parents, Aline and Hypolite Broussard; husband, James Virgil Knight; and daughter, Carol Knight Broussard.

A gathering of Mrs. Knight’s family and friends will be 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 28, 2020, at Broussard’s, with her interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Humane Society of Southeast Texas, P.O. Box 1629, Beaumont, Texas 77704.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, February 27, 2020
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Friday, February 28, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (5)

  • Bobby Davis

    27 February 2020 at 00:39 | #

    Many fond memories of your entire family. Our deepest condolences and prayers to "Nide" and the entire family.


  • jerry meyer

    26 February 2020 at 13:24 | #

    Nancy, my condolences to you and your family.


  • Teena Golden

    25 February 2020 at 03:27 | #

    Jennifer and Fletcher, I am so sorry to see your mom has passed away. I pray that God will comfort you and the rest of your family in this time of grief, and also that many happy memories of your time with your mom will sustain you in the coming years.


  • Jack Langston

    24 February 2020 at 20:37 | #

    Nancy, you look like your mom so much. You were blessed to have your mom's looks and to have her for a long. period of time . We are praying for your family.. Jack / Harriet


  • Shane Merriman

    24 February 2020 at 19:06 | #

    I n our thoughts and prayers


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