In Memory of




Obituary for Roberta Carter Knight

Roberta (Bobbie) Knight, 82, of Calhoun, Louisiana passed away on October 8th after a brief illness.
A celebration of her life is to be held at 10am Thursday, October 13th at Liberty Baptist Church in Calhoun, Louisiana with Pastor Johnny Shoemaker Sr officiating with fellowship to follow.

Roberta was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Wesley and Marie Carter on February 18th, 1940. She attended Mergenthaler Technical High School in Baltimore, Maryland. She was married to James F Cowen and had three children, son Jay and daughters Robin and Cindy. She later married Leroy Knight and gained two stepsons Rick and Keith Knight. She worked 20 years for HCA Healthcare in Environmental Services. She was a proud member of Liberty Baptist Church. She loved to cook for her loved ones and sew crafts. She enjoyed spending time with her family and attending church. She was loved by everyone who knew her and will be greatly missed.

Roberta is preceded in death by Wesley Carter, father, Marie Jordan Carter, mother, Leroy Knight, husband, Jay Cowen, son, Marge Stewart, sister, and Jordan “Buddy” Carter, brother.

Roberta is survived by daughter Robin Marler and Rick of Missouri, daughter Cindy Shoemaker and Johnny SR of Minnesota, stepson Rick Knight and Liesa of Texas, stepson Keith Knight and Stacie of Texas, sister Rose Stepanek of Georgia, grandson Brian Knight and Carly of Oklahoma, granddaughter Christina Scheer and Carl of Texas, granddaughter Kassidy Lachner and Richard of Louisiana, granddaughter Tiffany Glover and Billy of Texas, granddaughter Lisa Jenkins and Jonathan of Louisiana, grandson Johnny Shoemaker Jr and Ta’Vonna of Minnesota, grandson Andrew Shoemaker and Stephanie of Minnesota, granddaughter Kameron Dorrance and Justin of Texas, grandson Philip Matthews and Ashley of Minnesota, granddaughter Brittany Knight of Texas, grandson Nathanael Shoemaker of Minnesota, and granddaughter Brooklyn Knight of Texas. Multiple nieces, nephews, great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Floral Arrangements can be sent to Liberty Baptist Church, in Calhoun, LA or a donation can be made in her name to either the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the nurses and doctors of the MICU at St. Francis Medical Center.

Griffin Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA.