Cheryl Knight



Mrs. Cheryl Knight, 61, of Lillington passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham. She was born in Oakland, CA, the daughter of Earl Haas and the late Estella Brush Haas. She was also preceded in death by her beloved uncle, Donald Brush. Cheryl worked at the Fayetteville Ambulatory Center as a Surgical Technologist for 19 years. She enjoyed cooking for friends and family and loved her animals, especially Angus. Cheryl enjoyed travelling to the beach and the Redwood forests in her home state. She was very creative, artistic and had an outgoing personality. Cheryl enjoyed lovingly teasing those closest to her. She never let anything slow her down and lived life to the fullest.

Cheryl is survived by her husband, Kevin Knight of the home; daughter, Kelsey Knight (Nick) of Wake Forest, NC; father, Earl Haas (Irene) of Lake Stevens, WA; 3 brothers, Bill Haas of Newark, CA, Bob Haas (Margaret) of Redding, CA and Jim Haas (Beth) of Santa Rosa, CA; sister, Diana Haas (Gary) of Goldsboro, NC; several beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends at O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home in Lillington Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Duke University Medical Center, l710 W. Main St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 or HAWC (Harnett Co. Animal Welfare Coalition) 309 W. Duncan St., Lillington, NC 27546.