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Christine Alford Knight



AAFA #0741





Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA—Tuesday, 4 November 2008


            Christine Alford Knight was born on a farm in Mount Hermon on Jan. 1, 1921, and was a longtime resident of Baton Rouge. She received her nursing degree from Touro Infirmary in 1941 and a CPH degree from Peabody College in 1944. For 33 years she was employed with the Louisiana Public Health Department coordinating cripple children's clinics in several parishes until her retirement in 1975.

            She was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, C.B. Knight; and her parents, Esco Seaborn Alford and Mary Lou Fussell Alford. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Alcus E. Alford, Cleo Alford and Tolbert W. Alford; and sisters, Eckul Alford Bankston and Dewees Alford Bickham.

            She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte and son-in-law Daniel Pfeifer, of Charlotte, N.C.; and her three beloved grandchildren, Melanie Pfeifer Armstrong and her husband, Richard Armstrong, of Durham. N.C., Jonathan Charles Pfeifer and Elizabeth Ann Pfeifer, both of Charlotte.

            She was a longtime, active member of Trinity Episcopal Church and served us chairperson of the Altar Guild for several years. She was also involved with the American Legion Nicholson Post No. 38 Ladies Auxiliary.

            Memorial donations may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 3552 Morning Glory Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

            The family would like to express its appreciation to the 2nd-floor A-D staff of St. James Place for their love and care.

            Visiting will be at Trinity Episcopal Church on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. until religious service at 11 a.m., conducted by the Rev. Ken Ritter. Burial in Greenoaks Memorial Park.


AAFA NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth date of Christine A. Knight (SS# issued in LA), last residence Baton Rouge, and provide her death date, 31 Oct 2008.

            Her lineage: Christine Liza 1921 LA1, Esco Seaborn 1878 LA2, Seaborn Lochran 1844 LA3, John Seaborn 1807 LA4, Jacob 1761 NC5, Julius 1717 VA6, James 1687 VA7, John 1645 VA 8.