Ella Moses Knightshead, 93, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Chauvin, LA, passed away peacefully at 8:25 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 4907 Bayouside Drive in Chauvin, LA. Entombment will follow in the church cemetery.
She is survived by her sons, Rev. Henry Knightshead, Jr., James Knightshead (Diane) and Murphy Knightshead (Linda); daughters, Effie Bennett Wyatt (Clyde), Karen Granger (Vorris), Natalie Celestine (Lloyd), Carolyn Robinson and Renise Hale (Darrius); twenty-six grandchildren; fifty great-great grandchildren; sisters, Freddie Mae Davis, Alice Jones (Huey), Elizabeth Montgomery (Rufus), Eula Williams, Beatrice Faulkner and Delma Trosclair; caregivers, Virgie Dehart, Krystal Jones, Janice Moore and Yolanda Scott; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Knightshead, Sr.; parents, Rev. Freddie, Sr. and Laura Valentine Moses; brothers, James and Joseph Moses, Sr.; sisters, Ella Perry, Elsie and Consuela Moses.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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