Doris Knight


Mrs. Doris Carolyn Mobley Roof Knight, 90, died Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Matt Horne officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the social hall of the church immediately following the committal.

Mrs. Knight was born April 3, 1931, in Chester County, S.C., and was a daughter of the late Edward Dixon Mobley and the late Jeannette Knox Mobley. She was a graduate of the schools of Fairfield County and was retired from Springs Industries Eureka plant and former owner operator of Hobby Haven. Mrs. Knight was a member of Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday school. She enjoyed crafts and gardening and was a great seamstress. She was also a volunteer for the Chester Ministerial Food Pantry at Purity Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Priscilla Warren, of Virginia Beach; eight grandchildren; four great-grandsons; and numerous nieces and nephews and many honorary children. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Robert Knight; son, James C. “Bojack” Roof; daughter, Wanda Dickey; brother, Edward O’Neal Mobley; sister, Betty Marie Hinson; and granddaughter, Phyllis Roof.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, 1660 Pleasant Grove Road, Chester, SC 29706, or Riverside Shore Hospice, 25379 Lankford Highway, P.O. Box 616, Onley, VA 23418.

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