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Lelia Mae Knight

Lelia Mae Knight, 75 of Rutledge, died February 20, 2017.  She was a native of Rutledge, born June 7, 1941 to Otha and Annie Autry Knight.  After graduating from Morgan County High School, she moved to Atlanta and began her career working with Aetna Insurance Company.  Later, she worked for Emory University Hospital in the insurance department.  She worked for Emory until the 1990’s when she retired.  Ms. Knight then moved back to Rutledge to care for her mother.  Ms. Knight attended Centennial Baptist Church all of her life until her health prevented.

Lelia Knight is survived by two brothers, Otha Knight and Ann and Bobby Lee Knight.  She is also survived by nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 23 from 6-8 p.m. at A.E. Carter Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be on Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel.  Rev. John Darcy will officiate.  Interment will follow at the Centennial Baptist Church Cemetery.

Clifford Steven Angel

Clifford Steven Angel, age 63, of Bishop, died February 18, 2017. He was born in Pickens County, on January 4, 1954 to the late Jean Stone Angel and the late Clifford Angel, Sr. He was preceded in death by his sister, the late Dorothy Mae Angel; brothers, the late David Angel and the late James Angel.

He is survived by his wife, Rhinda Angel of Bishop; daughters and son-in-law, Lisa Michelle Whitley of Canton, and Brandi and Adam Harris of Winder; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Michele Whitley of Monroe; sister, Mildred Hawbaker of Monroe; brother, Bruce Angel of Rutledge; grandchildren, Chris and Niki Lemmonds, Noah Lawson, BaileyArmistead, Christopher and Alaina Gordon; great grandchildren, Conner and Caroline Lemmonds.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, February 21, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home.

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Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements.

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