Ora Mae “Grandy” Knight

October 9, 1924 - February 23, 2020

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.

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Shane Merriman

I n our thoughts and prayers

Jack Langston

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

Teena Golden

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.

jerry meyer

Nancy, my condolences to you and your family.

Bobby Davis

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