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Celebrating the life of
Martha Claghorn McKnight
March 28, 1924 - December 04, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 11:30am - Saturday, December 08, 2018
  • White Bluff Presbyterian Church
  • 10710 White Bluff Rd. (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 927-1731
  • Interment Will Be Private

To the Family: Very sorry for your loss. Remember, “God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress.” Psalm 46:1

W. J., Petersburg , Virginia

Fond memories coming your way from a Parkwood Drive "family". Martha always had a ready and easy smile for everyone. After moving away from Parkwood to Warner Robins, we had the amazing opportunity to stay a few days with the McKnights. Louise and I were fun friends and we were very young, maybe 7 or 8. It was my first "sleep over". I seem to remember something about decorating cookies, and eating them of course. (Sharon) You are in our thoughts and prayers, Helen Sullivan and her children Richard, Sharon, Michael, and Shane.

The Sullivan family , Savannah , Ga

The many memories of Auntie M will live in our hearts. May she Rest In Peace. Much love to All. The WARREN Clemens Family.

Clemens, Lilburn , Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope in the near future. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org.

Niecy, www.jw.org,

Martha Claghorn McKnight, age 94, of Savannah, passed away at Savannah Square on Tuesday, December 4th.

Martha was born on March 28, 1924 in Savannah, GA. She grew up in Savannah with her parents and two sisters. She graduated from Savannah High School. She worked for a short time for Parker and Klug until getting married and having children. Martha married Eugene Baldwin McKnight Sr. in 1947. They had two children, Gene and Louise. Martha, Gene, and their children moved to Warner Robins, GA in 1955, where they raised their children. Martha returned to Savannah in 1996 to be closer to her family.

Martha was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Any chance to spend time with her family was important to her.  She had weekly Wednesday night dinners with her family.

She was a member of the Junior League of Savannah as well as a Girl Scout Troop Leader. She enjoyed camping with her family, playing bridge with friends, and participating in a monthly lunch club with her sister and close friends. She was actively involved with her church in Warner Robins, GA, First Presbyterian Church, where she served as a Deacon and Elder, as well as her church in Savannah, White Bluff Presbyterian Church, where she visited the elderly and took cards and treats until she was no longer able.

She will be missed by all that knew and loved her. Preceding Martha in death were her parents, Clifford Hunter Claghorn and Ermine Munford Claghorn; her husband, Eugene McKnight Sr.; and her daughter Louise “Sam” Mcknight Munn. Surviving are her son, Eugene McKnight Jr. (Maryann Sikes); her grandson, Michael Mcknight (Starla), her granddaughters, Sherry Marshall and Jennifer Gerke (Keith); her great grandchildren Pearce, Wynten, and Warren McKnight; and Lena and Lila Gerke; her two sisters, Margaret Bryson (John) and Ermine Blumenfeld. As well as many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service for Martha will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 11:30 am at White Bluff Presbyterian Church in Savannah. Interment will be private in Bonaventure Cemetery.

Memorial donations in the memory of Martha may be made to White Bluff Presbyterian Church.

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To the Family: Very sorry for your loss. Remember, “God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress.” Psalm 46:1

W. J., Petersburg , Virginia

Fond memories coming your way from a Parkwood Drive "family". Martha always had a ready and easy smile for everyone. After moving away from Parkwood to Warner Robins, we had the amazing opportunity to stay a few days with the McKnights. Louise and I were fun friends and we were very young, maybe 7 or 8. It was my first "sleep over". I seem to remember something about decorating cookies, and eating them of course. (Sharon) You are in our thoughts and prayers, Helen Sullivan and her children Richard, Sharon, Michael, and Shane.

The Sullivan family , Savannah , Ga

The many memories of Auntie M will live in our hearts. May she Rest In Peace. Much love to All. The WARREN Clemens Family.

Clemens, Lilburn , Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope in the near future. For more information and encouragement please visit jw.org.

Niecy, www.jw.org,


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