Patricia was born to Duren W. Holder and Anna Dent Beattie Holder on Dec. 8th 1947 in Tulsa Oklahoma. She attended grade school and high school in Highland Park Tx. followed by graduate and postgraduate education degrees at Lindenwood College in Missouri and Trinity University in San Antonio Tx., utilizing those degrees to teach special education students for nearly 40 years.
Tricia was married to Robert A. Knight of Shenandoah TX. in 1977 and never wanting to move, they lived there until her death.
She was a long time valued member of Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the Choir, served as a deacon, on numerous boards and committees and directed and taught their Early Childhood program, as well as participating in their ESL or English as a second language program.
Patricia is survived by her husband Bob, her stepdaughter Kelley and husband Leeland Heins, stepson Kevin Knight and fiancé Melodie Marra, grandchildren William, Katelyn and Matthew Knight, sister in law Kathy Serzen and husband Keith, brother in law Scott Knight, and brother in law Bill Knight and spouse Michael Weinberger.
The family will be planning a celebration of life at a future date and they ask that in lieu of flowers any donations be directed to the Early Childhood program at the Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church or your favorite cancer charity.