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Funeral services for Cassandra Flowers Knight will be held Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11 a.m., at Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 310 4th Avenue S.W., Cairo, Georgia. The Rev. Alexander Mack, pastor, officiating. Interment will be held at Crestview Cemetery, Cairo, Georgia. Active pallbearers are Craig Myles, Derrick, Winn, Lucious Lurry, Tony Barker, Greg Sparkman, Kent Martin and Mathew Lewis. Cassandra was born on September 10, 1962 in Bainbridge, Georgia. She was the daughter of Annie "Ann" Hinson Flowers and the late Rev. Henry L. Flowers Jr. Cassandra accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized by her father, Rev. Flowers, at The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Camilla, Georgia. Shortly after, she united with her present church family at The Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. She served in many youth departments; especially singing in the youth choir. Cassandra was reared and educated in Grady County, Georgia. A lifelong resident of Cairo, she began her early learning at the Cloud Community Kindergarten, Cairo, Georgia. She graduated from Cairo High School in 1980. Cassandra met her husband Eddie Knight in 1984 and they were married in June of 1985. Eddie and Cassandra loved each other dearly until his passing in 2003. After graduating high school, she continued her educational training at former President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Vocational Training School, in Warm Springs, Georgia. Later working with the senior citizens at The Neighborhood Service Center in Cairo. Cassandra hobbies included shopping, listening to her favorite gospel CD's, and the oldies, and she collected African-American dolls. She called her family and friends daily just to check on their wellbeing, and to chat, sometimes for long periods of time. EVERY conversation ended with "I LOVE YOU". Survivors include her mother, Annie "Ann" H. Flowers of Cairo, Georgia; brothers, the Rev. Carlton (Sandra) Flowers of Cairo, Georgia, the Rev. Henry L. Flowers III of Cairo, Georgia; nieces, Cherelle L. Flowers of Madison, Georgia, Starr Flowers of Wrens, Georgia, Courtney M. Flowers of Jacksonville, Florida; great-niece, Chase Hawkins of Wrens, Georgia; friend, Barbra Flowers of Wrens, Georgia; step-niece, Angel Noble of Bainbridge, Georgia; step-nephews, Adolph Noble Jr. of Bainbridge, Georgia, Brenton Noble of Bainbridge, Georgia; father and mother-in-law, Mr. Addie and Flossie Knight of Pelham, Georgia; brothers-in-law, Ike Knight of Cairo, Georgia, Ulysee (Mary) Knight of Cairo, Georgia, William Knight of Cairo, Georgia, David Knight of Tampa, Florida; sisters-in-law, Ethel (Reverend John) Green of Camilla, Georgia, Jessie (William) Cooper of Camilla, Georgia, Betty (Earnest) Lucus of Camilla, Georgia, Annie Mae Knight of Pelham, Georgia, Lillie McGriff of Cairo, Georgia, Bernice (William) Smith of Cairo, Georgia, Willie Mae (Elder Roger) Angelety of Cairo, Georgia; uncles, Wash (Rhodella) Hinson Jr. of Quincy, Florida, James (Gladys) Hinson of Midway, Florida; and aunts, Minnie H. Callaway of Bainbridge, Georgia and Bettie (Reverend Charles) Flowers of Quincy, Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Eddie Knight; her father, the Rev. Henry Flowers Jr.; both sets of grandparents, and an aunt, Mrs. Jean H. Spear. Cassandra also leaves a large host of sorrowing cousins, relatives, and friends. Cloud Funeral Home
Published on July 5, 2017
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