Martha Ruth Atkinson Knight Obituary\n\nWednesday, February 16, 2022\n\nSpring Lake, North Carolina\n\nMartha Ruth Atkinson Knight, age 88, transitioned from her earthly life on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. She was born on December 7, 1933 in Edgecombe County, NC to the late Lester Atkinson and Martha Moore.\n\nShe enjoyed cooking, especially baking and fulfilling special request desserts for family and friends, playing BINGO, bowling, and most of all spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Piney Grove Freewill Baptist Church in Fayetteville, NC, where she enjoyed singing in and being a member of the senior choir.\n\nShe leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Forrest Knight, Sr. of the home; four sons; Forrest Knight, Jr. and his wife Wanda of Fuquay Varina, NC, Gregory Knight of Fayetteville, NC, Donald Knight and wife Jennifer of Charlotte, NC, Roland Knight of Germany; two daughters, Lesterine Knight of Garner, NC, Kathy Jones and husband Everett of Palmdale, CA; five grandsons, Shaun Knight; Donald Knight, II; Donte Knight; Donnell Knight; Allunzoe Jones; five granddaughters, Carmen Alvarez, Virginia LaKeshia Hayes, Alysha Jones, Bria Knight, Chante Russell; four great-grandsons, Jalen Hollis, Christian Alvarez, Daylen Knight, Cole Knight; four great-granddaughters, Nina Alvarez, Jaida Hollis, Lillyana Alvarez, Gianna Knight and other loving relatives and friends.\n\nFuneral Service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Adcock Funeral Home, 2226 Lillington Hwy, Spring Lake, NC 28390 with Elder Shari Braswell, officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery, Fort Bragg, NC. There will be a public walk-through viewing on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00pm at Adcock Funeral Home, Spring Lake, NC.\n\nYour love has already brought us so many gifts, rather than buying us flowers, you may instead make a donation to The National Kidney Foundation, 7413 Six Forks Road, #255, Raleigh, NC 27615.\n\nDue to Covid-19, we are asking everyone that is planning to attend these services or visiting Adcock Funeral Home, it is mandatory that you wear a mask and perform social distancing.\n\nAppreciation\n\nThe family would like to express gratitude for your kindness of thoughts and deed for your attendance at the celebration of life today, in memory of their loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friends.