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Dannie Evelyn Morris Knight

Holly Springs, AR, 1926 - 2010

Dannie Evelyn Morris Knight, 84, of Holly Springs died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at St. Joseph's Mercy Health Center in Hot Springs. She was born Jan. 8, 1926 in Holly Springs, Ark. She was a member of the Holly Springs Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawner and Mary Mae Justice Humphries; husband, Earl Morris; brothers, Houston Humphries, Loyce Humphries; sister, Sarah Posey; grandchildren, Danny Joe Earley, Perry Lee Earley and Jeremy Wade Earley. She is survived by daughters, Dannie Earley of Holly Springs, Judy Avitts of Bearden; brother, Wayburn Humphries of San Antonio, Texas; sister, Weabur Quarles of Bearden; grandchildren, Angela Schanzlin of Locust Bayou, Wendie Brandon of Thornton, Tanya Clemons of Bearden; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Benton Funeral Home in Bearden. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Holly Springs Baptist Church with Rev. David Dillard officiating. Burial at Old Holly Springs Cemetery. Arrangements by Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce/Bearden. To sign the online register visit

Published November 15, 2010

Benton Funeral Home Inc.
501 West 4th Street, Fordyce, AR
Phone: 870-352-3131