Anne Pinner Knight

Anne Pinner Knight

Served in the
Air Force
Anne Pinner Knight died November 5 2006 at her home.

A native of Nansemond County VA she was the daughter of the late Vernie Henry and Annie Pitt Pinner widow of Clarence Walter Knight and sister of the late Eva Mae Crittenden Irene P. Knight Grace P. Schlaffer Ruby P. Phelps Robert L. Pinner Clifton S. Pinner Linwood Pinner Russell Pinner and Charlie Pinner.

Mrs. Knight was founder and president of Knight Finance Company which she opened in 1963. She was a member of Oakland Christian Church and the Loyal Fellowship Class. She was a charter member of Suffolk Credit Professional and for fifty four years had perfect attendance. After starring as an All State basketball guard twice at Chuckatuck High School she played for the Suffolk Legionettes for a number of years winning the title six out of seven years in the Portsmouth YMCA Women's League and two out of three years in the Norfolk Adult League.

Survivors include her sister Dorothy P. Kennedy of Suffolk; nephews Kevin Kennedy Terry Phelps William Schlaffer Jr Charles Schlaffer all of Suffolk ; nieces Betty Sue Plewes of Suffolk Betty Anne McCavitt of Wilmington NC; grand nephew Joshua Kennedy and several other grand nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in Oakland Christian Church by the Rev. Mark Burns and the Rev. Dave Wilson with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the R. W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home & Crematory Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at 1803 N. Main Street. Memorial donations may be made to the Becky Godwin Scholarship Fund Oakland Christian Church 5641 Godwin Blvd Suffolk VA 23432. The family would like to thank special care givers Annie Holland Sarah Haskins Betty Newsome Brenda Dunn and especially Iazbella Kanapp-Biggs.


Sympathy to the family

Blake Baker

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