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Remona Fae Knight Nee Whealton

Remona Fae Knight Nee Whealton was born in Bayboro, Pamlico Co., N. Carolina January 12, 1943 and passed away on January 30, 2019 in Winter Haven, Florida.

Remona served in the Women’s Army Corp. from June 1, 1961 to November 30, 1964, stationed at Camp Zama, Japan where she met and married Robert E. Knight.  She also served as a Personnel Specialist with the VA for many years.

Remona was Post Historian for 4 years at American Legion Post 8 and assisted as Post Chaplain for several years until she was elected as Post and Honor Guard Chaplain for the 2018-2019 year.  Remona took 1st Place on the National Legion level with her last History book.

Remona was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Robert.  She is survived by her sister, Marilyn Padilla and loving cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held at Post 8 on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10 a.m.  She will be interred at Bushnell National Cemetery at a later date.

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