April 11, 1970-
April 28, 2013
Waverly Hall, Georgia- Cherie Knight Jones, 43, of Waverly Hall, GA died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Columbus Hospice House.
Funeral services will be 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Striffler - Hamby Mortuary, Macon Road Chapel. Rev. Lee Thompson will officiate with a private interment in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4 P.M. until 6 P.M. at the funeral home.
Mrs. Jones was born April 11, 1970 in Roanoke, VA the daughter of the late Arthur F. Knight, Jr. and the late Barbara Pate Knight. She had lived in Columbus most of her life. She was a member of Waverly Hall Baptist Church where she taught GA's and was active in Vacation Bible School.
Mrs. Jones was a teacher in the Muscogee County School District at Double Churches Middle School where she coached the Science Olympiad Team and was named Teacher of the Year 2009 - 2010 at DCMS. She was a graduate of Hardaway High School, Columbus State University, and Troy University where she received a Specialist's Degree in math, language arts, reading, science, and social studies. Cherie was gifted certified and certified teacher support specialist.
Survivors include her husband, Todd L. Jones; a brother, Arthur Franklin Knight, III and his wife, Wendi Hall Knight; their children, Tinsley McCall Knight, Ruthie Pate Knight, Arthur F. Knight, IV, Adiella Rose Knight, William Asher Knight, and Lacy Jane Knight.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude,
, P.O. Box 29427, Atlanta, GA 30359, or Columbus Hospice (www.columbushospice.com