Rosa Knight

Rosa Lee Baldon (Knight)

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Rosa Lee Baldon (Knight)

Rosa Knight

January 11, 1932
to
May 29, 2018

Rosa Lee Baldon (Knight), 86 was born January 11, 1932 to Jim Baldon and Lillie Simmons-Baldon in Clarksdale, Mississippi. She is preceded in transition by her parents, three sisters, five brothers, three children Michelle Mitchell, Linda Mitchell and Sandra Mitchell, grandchildren Pamela Baldon, Deric D. Mitchell and Tracy Mitchell and husband Silas Knight. While in Mississippi Mother Knight gave birth to five children before moving to Miami, Florida in 1958 to begin a new chapter in her life. She then met and married James Mitchell, from their union seven children were born. In 1968 Mother Knight relocated to Kansas City, Missouri where she met and married Silas Knight and welcomed stepdaughter Kim Knight. “Mother” Rosa, began to fellowship with the Churches of God In Christ under the pastorate of Rev. A.L. Scott and continued her (50) year fellowship under the pastorate of Pastor Daryl Randolph at Gethsemane Center of Hope Ministries until her homegoing. She dedicated many years of service to the church through membership in the Choir, served as treasurer of the Mother Board, Usher Department as well as community outreach programs and always the children. Mother Rosa, was self motivated to provide a strong spiritual education for all who came to know her, she worked diligently raising her children, working, and serving her community visiting the sick and shut in giving spiritual support and comfort. She was our family matriarch and upon her passing a woman of Christ. “Mother Rosa”, leaves to cherish with fond and loving memories, Virtee Richardson of Bloomington, IL.; Roosevelt Johnson, Hollandale, MS.; Karim Sabree(Amna) Phoenix, AZ.; James Mitchell, Tracy Mitchell(Donnie), Kathleen Mitchell, Connie Gales(Dean) and Kim Knight all of Metropolitan, Kansas City; Alice Pratt(Emil), Vince Miller(Tangela), JoAnn Anderson(Percy) of Miami, FL.; her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grand children.

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Location:

Gethsemane Center of Hope

2700 East 75th. Street, Kansas City, MO. 64132

Service Details

Date and Time:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at
11:00 AM

Location:

Gethsemane Center of Hope

2700 East 75th. Street, Kansas City, MO. 64132

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Blue Ridge Lawn Memorial Garden

Kansas City, MO

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500