Obituary of Edith Jeannetta Walker-Knight Roberts
Edith Jeannetta (Walker-Knight) Roberts, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at Ardmore, Okla., at the age of 56 years, 2 months and 16 days. She is now in the loving arms of Our Father in Heaven. The daughter of the late Nathaniel Nugent and Johnetta (Walker) Johnson, Edith was born on February 12, 1964, at Ardmore, Oklahoma, and was an Ardmore resident all her life. She graduated from Ardmore High School with the Class of 1982. Edith worked with the developmentally disabled as a Rehabilitation Specialist with the Big 5 Community Services and Carter County Group Homes for over 20 years. Early retirement came due to wavering health issues. Edith was a very outgoing and caring person. She loved people and never met a stranger. In her leisure time, Edith enjoyed bowling, playing spades, and bingo. She enjoyed laughing, but most of all making others laugh. She had tremendous joy every 4 years when she could honor her parent’s legacy of being Ardmore Douglass Alumni and every 2-year mini reunions. She had great times with the Douglass Alumni Association and going to Ardmore High School reunions. Edith’s favorite colors were purple and white. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Grandparents and daughter, Alexis A. Walker Knight, sister, Yolanda Nugent, and best friend Retha Haines. She leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, Paul, of the home. Son, Pete and wife Shelly, and daughter, Dakena, all of Ardmore. Five sisters: Rebecca Musgrove, Katrina, Cheryl, Kathrina, and Donna Nugent. Three brothers: Keli, Anthony, and Nathanial Jr., and sister-in-law, Linda Russell. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Best friend and sister Ruth Knight and Shelia Christian.
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