Darlene Knight

July 23, 1929 - May 14, 2021

Darlene Knight, 91, of Port Arthur, died Friday, Mary 14, 2021. She was born on July 23, 1929, in Morgan City, Louisiana, to Bridget Matherne and Walter Richard. 

Darlene loved music and dancing and she was an excellent cook. She was very social and enjoyed people and playing bridge. Darlene will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and DeeDee. 

Survivors include her son, Lewis Knight and his wife, Linda, of Kingwood; daughter, Susan Byrom and her husband, Tim, of Beaumont; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of fifty-six years, Billy Knight; daughter, Laura Frederick; four sisters; and four brothers.  

A graveside service for Mrs. Knight will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, 4560 State Hwy 87, Orange, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont.  

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Hillcrest Memorial Gardens

Hillcrest Memorial Gardens
  • 4560 87 hwy s orange tx 77630

Graveside Service

Graveside Service
  • 4650 Highway 87, Orange, Texas 77630
  • 05/22/2021
  • 11:00 am

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Jerry Richard

Aunt Darlene was always smiling and kind to us. She had a loving heart and shared her love with so many. She loved her family so much and spoke of them with great pride. I love and will miss her , but I will never forget her!

Diane Cannon

So sorry for the the loss of your precious mother!

Roxanne Somerville

Darlene was always a fun loving person who never met a stranger. Opened her home for our Friday card group. Always fun and laughter. She is truly missed

Donna Marie Tweedie

Sending heartfelt condolences to the family. We loved Darlene, and may she rest peacefully in heaven. Bill and Donna Marie Tweedie

Glenn Mcgee

Aunt Darlene will be truly missed. She was so sweet, kind, and witty. She is the last of 5 sister, and 4 brothers. I know they are rejoicing in heaven. Praying God’s grace and peace to Susan, Lewis, and family. Love y’all Glenn McGee

Denise Cluelow

So sorry to hear about Darlene. I sure have missed seeing her at Holy Trinity. I served on the Altar Guild with her at St. George’s. Our thoughts and prayers are with you r family.