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Billi Jo Knight

May 25, 1980 ~ February 11, 2019 (age 38)

Billi Jo Knight, age 38, of Gordonville passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at her home.

She was born May 25, 1980, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Richard Allen Knight, Sr. and Carolyn Diann (Burns) Knight. 

Billi Jo was a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School. She worked at Jackson Wal-mart for ten years and for the last eight years, she was a communication officer for the Jackson Police Department.  She was a member of Diehlstadt General Baptist Church in Diehlstadt, Missouri.  Billi Jo took great pride and pleasure in helping others through her membership in “Badges Give Back.”

Being a nature lover, Billi Jo enjoyed hunting (especially deer,) photographing still scenes and the beauty of the outdoors. She was a member of SEMO Rocks and an accomplished rock painter.  Painting rocks and hiding them in the surrounding area and local parks was one of her favorite past times.

Loving survivors include her father and mother of Oak Ridge and a brother, “Richie” (fiancé, Leah Goodwin) Knight, Jr. of Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her maternal and paternal grandparents.

The visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the funeral home, with the Pastor Dwayne Kirkpatrick officiating.

Interment will be in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.

The family suggests that contributions be made to Diehlstadt General Baptist Church or Southeast Health Foundation Cancer Fund.


Donations may be made to:

Diehlstadt General Baptist Church - Bertrand, MO
1290 County Highway 530, Bertrand MO 63823
Tel: 1-573-427-1405


Southeast HEALTH Foundation Cancer Fund
1849 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO 63701
Tel: 1-573-519-4920

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