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Ulysses "Sonny Boy" Knight, Sr.

November 14, 1935 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 84)

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Ulysses "Sonny Boy" Knight, Sr., 84, a resident of New Iberia, LA and native of Shadyside, LA passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:49 PM at his residence. 

Memories of Ulysses, Sr. or "Sonny Boy," as he was known to many, will forever remain in the hearts of his devoted companion, Beulah Warner of New Iberia, LA; his children, Ulysses (Tammy) Knight, Jr. of Verdunville, LA, Beverly (Edward, Sr.Knight-Wilson of Franklin, LA, Stephone (Tiffany Broussard) Knight of New Orleans,  LA, Curtis (Sherry) Knight of New Iberia, LA , Felicia (Bernard) Mitchell of Franklin, LA, Tiffany (Cory Butler) Warner of New Iberia, LA; other children he helped to raise, Nicole Warner of New Iberia, LA, Keith (Theresa) Warner of Columbus, GA, Brian (Kathy) Warner of St. Louis, MO, Marcus (Connie) Warner of Boston, MA, Carl (Andrea) Warner of Youngsville, LA and Clarence (Cynthia) Warner of New Iberia, LA; one sister, Mercedes (Timothy) Knight-Tyson of Port Arthur, TX and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ulysses, Sr. was preceded in death by: his wife, Annie Mae Thomas-Knight; his parents, Pouria Claire-Knight and Westley Knight; a son, Alonzo Knight Sr.; his brothers, Norris Knight Sr., Willert W. Knight, and Ernest Knight Sr.; his sisters, Julia Knight-Jones, Audrey Knight-Edwards, Nolia Knight-Tatmon and Albertha Knight-Jones and his grandsons, Edward Wilson Jr. and Jordan Taylor.


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