Patricia McKnight

Patricia Galloway McKnight, 85, of DeRidder died Friday, May 3, 2019.

Survivors include her spouse Clarence McKnight of DeRidder; sons, James Cooper and Anita of Houston, Texas, John Cooper and Carol of DeRidder and Mike McKnight and Lanie of Mandeville; daughters, Jetta Cooper of Merryville and Patti Lucas and Nolan of Nashville, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was one of the first members of the First Baptist Church Prayer Ministry. She served as a pink lady at Beauregard Memorial Hospital.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jeffery Cooper; parents, Norris and Ruby Galloway; and three sisters.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 8, from 5-8 p.m. at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, at First Baptist Church in DeRidder. Bro. Lindsey Burns and Bro. Roy Lee Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in DeRidder.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Legacy of Faith Building Fund at First Baptist Church in DeRidder.