Allen R. Knight

Allen Ray Knight, 79 went to live with the Lord on June 8, 2022, after an enduring illness.   Allen was born on August 1st, 1942, in Hobart, Oklahoma to the late L.C. and Lulu Lucille Knight.   He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Anna Mae Miller Knight and his children: Charleita Marie Knight, Steven Glen Knight, daughter-in-law Nicole Knight and our Navajo Daughter, Elaine Begay (Dennis) Young.   He loved his grandchildren with all his heart, Jeffery (Caitlyn) Ours, Ray Watts and Owen Knight.  He was blessed with great grandson, Leo Abram Ours and great grand-daughter Ila Esther Ours who is due in July.   He also had four Navajo grandchildren:  Danya Young, Dominique Young-Estrella, Darren Young, and Dennison Young all of Arizona.  He also loved a German Exchange Student that spent a year with us in 1980, Lutz Nitschke.  Allen is also survived by his sisters: Marita Kennemer and Theresa Brimer of Oklahoma and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Chad Allen Knight, his sister Claudette Trout, and his brother-in-law’s:  Glen Kennemer , Dale Brimer and John Miller.

Allen enjoyed life and loved singing in the choir at Coburn United Methodist Church and the Glory Bound Quartet for many years.   His favorite song was “Thank You” which he sang at Coburn and Meadow Farm Church when recognizing the Sunday School Teachers.   Allen was a member of the Meadow Farm Church and loved attending Sunday School.  He was blessed with many friends.   Allen retired from the Time Warner Cable Company after many years of service.   He was also a member of the Zanesville Host Lions Club and loved serving others.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The family will receive relatives and friends, Monday, June 13, 2022, from 10:00 AM till 11:30 AM, at Meadow Farm Church, 6015 Coopermill Road, Zanesville, where a Celebration of Life Service will follow at 11:30 AM, with Pastors Ken Daft & Doris Flynn officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Meadow Farm Church or Zanesville Host Lions Club in Allen’s memory. To sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note of condolence please visit