Betty McLemore Kight, 77, of Monticello passed away on July 10, 2016 at Belleview Nursing and Rehab in Monticello.

She was the widow of David Kight, a certified dietician, restaurant owner and operator and a member of Oak Grove Assembly of God. She graduated from Glendale High School in 1957.

Mrs. Knight was born on June 11, 1939 in the Glendale Community in Lincoln County and was the daughter of the late Sterling Cornelious McLemore and Elna Ophelia Bass McLemore.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Blake Bayird; one granddaughter, Drew Laural McIntyre; four brothers, P. D. McLemore, Alton McLemore, Felix McLemore and Henry Allen McLemore; four sisters, Freddie Mae Taylor, Willie McLemore, Agnes Fay Ridings and an infant sister that was still born.

Survivors include three sons, Joseph McIntyre of Orange Beach, Alabama, Danny McIntyre and wife Leah of Monticello and Tony Thurman and Tara of Cabot; one daughter, Leigh Bayird and husband David of Monticello; one brother, Tommy McLemore and wife Jan of Warren; two grandsons, Drew Bayird and Rhett Thurman; two granddaughters, Ryane Thurman and Abigail McIntyre; numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on July 13 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Visitation will be July 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.