Mark Nolan McKnight, November 19, 1957~March 17, 2015
He was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Kent McKnight.
Mark graduated from West Fork High School; was a member of West Fork Community Church; a member of the Farmers Cooperative; and was a successful business owner and farmer.
He was a fiercely independent man of God, family and the land. His kindness, loyalty, generosity and compassion to both friends and family were greatly treasured and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his wife, Karla McKnight of the home; son, Joseph McKnight of West Fork; daughter, Jennifer McKnight of Elkins; granddaughter, Brynnah Kayte McKnight of West Fork; stepdaughter, Bethsheba McCoy and husband, Justin of West Fork; brother, Matt McKnight; sister, Griffin McKnight of Prairie Grove; sister, Mary Lee Thoma and husband, Joe of Siloam Springs; sister, Betsy Pugh and husband, Mike of Fayetteville; brother, Tom McKnight and wife, Dena of West Fork; grandmother, Eloys Lermo of Woodville, TX.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, March 20, 2015 at First Baptist Church of West Fork with Dr. William Brown officiating.
Cremation arrangements by Beard’s Funeral Chapel and Crematory of Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation/Arkansas Office, 320 Executive Court, Suite 101 Little Rock, AR. 72205 or the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches, P.O. Box 3964, Batesville, AR. 72503.
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