Lillian McKnight Brooks was born September 15,1952 in Sumter, South Carolina to Luella Gregg McKnight and Larry (Rick) McKnight.
She graduated from Trenton Hight School in Trenton, New Jersey. Lillian enlisted in the United States Army in 1973. Where she served as a Drill Sergeant and a Medical Specialist. She continued her education while in the military. She retired after 20 years and 7 months and was honorably discharged from Wiesbaden Air Base in Germany in 1994.
Lillian leaves to cherish her memory her son John Jackson, Jr . (San Antonio, TX); daughter Latoya Nicole Jackson (San Antonio, TX). Two sisters Jeanette McKnight (Brooklyn, New York) and her special little sister Annette McKnight-Gibson (San Antonio, TX). Two brothers Larry McKnight, Jr. (Philadelphia, PA); Larry Davis (Philadelphia, PA). One uncle Johnny Gregg (New Jersey) and her faithful fur-baby Emmie and a host of relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at Lewis Funeral Home, 811 S. W.W. White Road
Monday, November 29, 2021, at 12:30 P.M.
Interment: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery at 2:30 P.M.