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Mrs. Lula Mae Thomas - Knight

July 21, 1930 — March 16, 2023

Moultrie, Georgia

Mrs. Lula Mae Thomas-Knight was born in Camilla, Georgia on July 21, 1930, to the late Bessie Briley-Quimbley and Joshua Thomas.

Lula Mae Thomas-Knight (Mae) Worked as an office Secretary for the late Dr. Walter E. Harris and from there she became a loving home maker and wife, Lula was a pillar to the community) Opening her door to anyone in need) Never judging or saying a bad word about anyone- She was one that if she could help- She surely did in anyway , She was very stern and firm in everything she did or said. She was very loving and caring and loved family near and far- She enjoyed her CC-Snuff, her old Western Tv shows, sitting on the front porch in her rocking chair , as well as her Hershey kisses) Aka Silver Bells, and her Grape juice- She was well liked but more importantly she was well Loved by many!

Lula Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Barney Knight, parents, Bessie Briley-Quimbley and Joshua Thomas, three sons, James, Melvin and Howard Knight, three daughters, Mary Knight, Hellen Knight, and Bonnie Enoch, three brothers, Lewis Grady, Ulysees and Herbert James Quimbley, sister, Eva Annette Williams and a son-in-law John Croft.

She leaves to cherish her memory to her daughters, Carolyn (Donald) Lewis of Moultrie, Georgia, Subrina (Melvin) Dixon of Moultrie, Georgia, Diane (Melvin) Molden and Ellen Croft of Moultrie, Georgia, two sons, James Alvin (Mattie) Knight and Sherman (Shell) Knight of Moultrie, Georgia, siblings, Annie Lois Burley of Camilla, Georgia, Mable (Frank) White of Camilla, Georgia, Emma Ruth (Climmie) Wimberly of Lithonia, Georgia; Charlie James Quimbley of Baconton, Georgia, Devon (Nancy) Quimbley of Brooklyn, New York, Edgar (Sherri) Quimbley of Griffin, Georgia, Marvin Quimbley of Atlanta, Georgia, a brother in law, Freddie Williams, twenty-nine grandchildren, and a host of great grands, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, March 24, 2023

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Poteat-Wakefield Funeral Directors - Dunbar Chapel

435 Dunbar Lane, Albany, GA 31701

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Open Door Church of Praise

7828 US-19, Camilla, GA 31730

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Saturday, March 25, 2023

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church

8825 River Rd, Camilla, GA 31730

Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

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