Eileen Knight


WHITE HALL — Eileen Loretta Fuerstenburg Knight, 87, of White Hall, passed away Friday, March 8, 2013.

She was born July 9, 1925 in Gillett, Ark., to late Julius Williams and Ida Jensen Fuerstenburg. She graduated from Gillett High School in 1943 and had worked for the Drapery Shop in Pine Bluff. She was an excellent seamstress and loved to work in her garden.

She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Gerald Knight; daughters, Rose Newman and Ida Slaughter; brother, Arnium Julius Fuerstenburg; sisters, Milda Estelle Richter, Carman Deason, and Alice Pfaffenberger; grandson, John Slaughter.

She is survived by sons, William Knight of DeVille, La., and James (Elizabeth) Knight of Sheridan; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at Cranford Funeral Home and Memorial services and burial will be later that date.

Funeral arrangements are by Cranford Funeral Home of White Hall (www.cranfordfh.com)