Barbara Knight

Barbara Ullrich Knight passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016.  Her servant’s heart and quick smile will be missed by many.  She was born in New Braunfels on October 12, 1936 and grew up on the family farm in Zuehl.  

On June 23, 1956 she married Archie Knight and moved to Oak Island.  Barbara was active in the Grange, Home Demonstration Club, UMW and choir at Oak Island Methodist Church, and worked tirelessly at insuring that those around her were comfortable and well fed.  She never missed an opportunity to share a song or harmonize with anyone else that was singing whether in English or German.  She loved her family tirelessly, always encouraging her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

Preceded in death by her parents, Hugo and Laurine Ullrich, she is survived by her husband of 60 years, Archie Knight, daughters and sons-in-law Margo and Rob Cook, Lovelle and Eric Nord, Karen and Buddy Overstreet and son and daughter-in-law Adrian and Debbie Knight, 12 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.  Sisters and brothers-in-law, Marion and Don Denson, Valerie and Jim Hicks and Cheryl and Gerald Coble, brother and sister-in-law, Ronnie and Sharon Ullrich, sister-in-law Bernice Knight and numerous nieces and nephews.  

A service of celebration will be held Sunday, September 4 at 3 p.m., at Oak Island United Methodist Church, 2970 DeVilbiss Lane, San Antonio.  Visitation will be Saturday, 5 – 7 p.m., at Mission Park South.  Memorials can be made to Oak Island UMC memorial fund or the charity of your choice. 

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