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Walter Ivelee Knight
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Obituary for Walter Ivelee Knight

January 3, 1935 - March 17, 2018

Walter Ivelee "Buddy" Knight, 83, of New Hope, passed away Saturday.

Buddy married Shirley Faye Motes October 4, 1969 in Ringold, GA. Buddy and Shirley lived in New Hope where they raised their family. He was a residential painter and a member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Buddy loved sitting on the porch an watching the world around him. One of the greatest things about him was his love for his family and his willingness to help in any way. He was know by Walter or Buddy to his family and friends, and Paw to all his kids and grandkids.

He was preceded in death by son, Steve Hyatt, parents and several siblings.

Surviving are wife, Shirley Motes Knight, daughter, Brenda Knight (Worth) Lillard, son, Mark (Stephanie) Knight, son, Gene (Lisa) Hyatt, son, Tim (Cindy) Hyatt, grandchildren, Sarah Knight, Robert Hyatt, Brandy Hyatt and Justin Hyatt, great grandchildren, Katelin Hyatt, Ethan Hunneycutt and Edward Hunneycutt, great great grandchild, Addelynn Adams and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Monday 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will be held at New Hope Funeral Home Chapel, Tuesday at 2:00 pm with Rev. Wade Martin officiating.

Interment will be in the Brown Cemetery.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home

2500 Oak Grove Road
New Hope, AL 35760

Funeral Ceremony




2:00 PM
New Hope Funeral Home Chapel

2500 Oak Grove Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760





3:00 PM
Brown Cemetery

O Neal Rd.
New Hope, AL 35760


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