Mrs. Hilda Knight, age 90, of Franklin, Tenn., formerly of Alma, Tenn., died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in her home. Hilda was born May 6, 1924, to the late William and Viola Ada Starbird Farris. She was the retired president of Commercial Bank in Alma, a member of Alma Church of Christ and the widow of Willis Ray “Bill” Knight.
Her funeral service was at Alma Church of Christ with burial following at Alma Cemetery under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home in Van Buren.
She is survived by a son, James R. “Jim” Knight and his wife Judy of Franklin; a brother, W.S. “Bill” Farris of West Lafayette, Ind.; three grandchildren, Jimmy Knight and his wife Jill, and Janna Knight, both of Germantown, Tenn., and Jennifer Ranes and her husband James of Warner-Robbins, Ga.; six great-grandchildren, Jamie and Jordan Knight, Mikey and Brayden Lunati and Juliana and Gabrielle Ranes.