Mildred Knight

Mildred KnightMildred Knight of Leesburg Virginia went to be with the Lord, August 5, 2021. She was 86. Millie was raised in Ridgecrest, Ca. where she lived most of her life until moving to Virginia with her daughter, Lori. She is survived by her son John Jones, daughter Cheri Gracey, daughter Lori Moore and children through marriage, Gayle Jones, Gregg Gracey, Tom Moore, Nancy Saunders and Eddie Peters.

Millie leaves behind 14 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Her daughter, Linda Jones preceded her in death.

Millie’s home was always a welcoming place. If you stopped by around dinner time you were given a plate and joined the family meal. Her kitchen was a welcoming place for all. Because of this, her house was always full of kids and neighbors.

Millie was known for her crafting and baking abilities. If you were lucky enough to get a piece of one of her pies, you knew it was truly special.

Her family is planning a private memorial where she is being laid to rest in Ridgecrest, Ca.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you reach out to a neighbor or friend and bake or bring them something to brighten their day. This is the best way to honor Millie’s life.

Story First Published: 2021-10-15