Heaven welcomed an angel home on December 2, 2003. Wilhemina F. Knight went home to be with the Lord after a brief illness. A
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, December 15, 2003, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with Father David Kennedy as Celebrant. Interment will be at Garden Park Cemetery with Cashner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Knight was born September 10, 1921 in Beasley, Texas and moved to Houston, Texas in 1950. She retired from Nabisco after 32 years of employment and was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe, Texas.
Wilhemina was preceded in death by her parents Francis and Frank Orsac, her sister Lily Bedrick, and her brother, Raymond Orsac. Mrs. Knight is survived by her daughters; Barbara and her husband, Clarence C. Payne, of Conroe, Texas and Charlotte Burkhalter of Conroe; Sister, Edna Schroeder of Dallas, Texas; Brother, Fred Orsak of Houston, Texas; Grandchildren, Heather Gallawa of Sacramento, California, Clarance (Buddy) C. Payne III of Conroe, Texas, Wayne Burkhalter of Conroe, Texas, Thomas Payne of Willis, Texas and Robert Payne of Conroe. Great-Grandchildren; Tori Burkhalter of Conroe, Christopher Wayne Payne of Willis, Texas, Payton Payne of Montgomery, Texas and Stevie Payne of Willis, Texas. Numerous other relatives and friends also survive.