Edmond N. Knowles

Published 9:36 am Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Mr. Edmond Nathan Knowles, 80, went to heaven to be with his Lord and savior on Thurs., Oct. 26, 2023. He passed peacefully at his home in Flomaton surrounded by family.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Luverne Morris Knowles; his parents, Edward Nathan Knowles and Doris Florine Blackwell Knowles; three brothers, Paul Knowles, Wayne Knowles and Donald Knowles; daughter in law, Krystle Knowles; and great-grandson, Evan Wolfe.

He is survived by two sons, Larry Knowles and Marcus Knowles, both of Brewton; two daughters, Debbie (Eddie) Simmons of Flomaton and Lisa Knowles of Flomaton; two brothers, Edward Knowles and Raybon Knowles; a sister, Jean Knowles; four grandchildren, Meredith Wolfe, Alayna Simmons, Nathan Knowles and Jack Knowles; three great-grandchildren, Scarlett Boutwell, Elias Wolfe and Oliver Harris; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Funeral services will be held this Fri., Nov. 3, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC with the Revs. Jonathan Hill and Larry Patterson officiating.

Burial will follow at Little Escambia Cemetery.

Visitation will be held tomorrow, Nov. 2, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home LLC.

Pallbearers will be Marcus Knowles, Brandon Knowles, Arness Knowles, Tommy Knowles, Timothy Knowles and Eddie Conway.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gary Knowles, Terry Knowles, William Blackwell, Buster Crapps, Darryl Fore, Mickey Powell and Andre Deslonde.

The family of Edmond Knowles would like to express their gratitude for the care and comfort given to him by Dr. Sheldon Harigel, Donna Leavins, Marie Grice, Rachael Wagner, Kimberly Boatwright, Kelly York, Kawanda King, and Ricky Tedder of Southern Care Hospice. Thank you, as well, to the doctors, nurses, and staff at Baptist Hospital.