Betty Jean Knight was born in Jacksonville, Florida on May 18, 1944 to her parents, Joe Lee Kemp and Mae Lizzie Smith Kemp. She attended schools in Jacksonville, Florida and received her education at James Weldon Johnson.
Betty later met and married Benel Knight on June 18, 1958. From this union was born daughters, Alfreda Fowler and Callie Knight.
Betty departed this life on Monday, September 14, 2020. She leaves to mourn her passing: daughters, Alfreda Fowler (Anthony) and Callie Knight (Tyesha); 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Teresa Kemp; god daughter, Lynn Morris; and a host of nieces, nephews, and sorrowing friends among them her best friend, Mary Shubert and special friend, Valerie Mann.
The funeral service for Betty Jean Knight will be held 11:00 am Thursday, September 24th, 2020 at the Samuel C. Rogers Jr. Memorial Chapel 4315 N. Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. The visitation will be 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 at the Funerals by T.S. Warden 4315 North Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234