Gail Alice Knight

Gail Alice Knight

Gail Alice Knight, 75, of Wheeler, died on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in Wheeler, Texas.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Cornerstone Church, with Daylon Kirkland officiating. 

Arrangements were by Robertson Funeral Directors of Wheeler.

Gail A. Knight was born on Sept. 28, 1943, in Woodstock, Ill., the daughter of Clifford and Lillian Hopperstad of Ridgefield.

She attended Shawnee Community College in Ullin, where she received her associate degree in nursing. 

She worked as a traveling nurse for U.S. Nursing for 22 years until her retirement. After her retirement, she continued to work at the Canadian Nursing Home. She was also an avid gardener. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and by one son, James C. Walker.

Survivors include her daughter, Jodi Walker of Briscoe; a son, Chad Knight of Shamrock; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association.

An online guestbook can be signed at

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