Marnell Martin Knight, 91, of Gould passed away on March 15, 2015.

Mrs. Marnell was retired from Arkansas Department of Correction. She was a member of Landmark Missionary Baptist Church, Retired State Employees Association, Women’s Service League of Gould and the Ladies Auxiliary at Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.

She was born on July 23, 1923 at Star City and was the daughter of the late Rogna I. and Ida Belle Donaldson Martin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Knight, five brothers, three sisters and granddaughter, Christi Hadley.

Survivors are two daughters, Carnell (James) Proctor of North Little Rock and Jane (William “Dubs”) Byers of Gould; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on March 17 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Dumas with Revs. Dubs Byers and Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial will be at Dark Corner Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Gideon, Arkansas Children’s Hospital or Landmark Missionary Baptist Church.