Gustine Standard [Gustine, CA.]
Thursday, Oct. 17, 1957


Funeral services were held yesterday for Anna Fadden Knight, pioneer and widow of the late Henry Knight of Gustine, who died Saturday while on a visit to Hanford. She was 81 years old, a native of Indiana, but had lived 50 years in Gustine.

For the last eleven years of her life Mrs. Knight lived with her daughter, Mrs. Bernice Aguiar of Gustine.

The funeral services were conducted in the Davis-Hansen Chapel here, with the Rev. C. P. Barkman of the Community Presbyterian Church officiating and with burial in the Hills Ferry Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, George Fadden of San Diego, and two stepsons, Wendell Knight of Newman and Cecil Knight of Hanford; five daughters, Bernice Aguiar of Gustine, Sadie Richardson of Modesto, Flossie Lawrence of Tulare, Melba Knight of Hanford, and Anita Constan of San Francisco; a brother, George Groth of Florida; two sisters, Lou Bellam of Long Beach and Amelia Brown of Illinois. She also leaves 25 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren.

On July 30 the family held a party in Hagaman Park to celebrate Mrs. Knight's 81st birthday.

Transcribed by Alma Stone