CLOVIS, N.M. — Harold A.
Knighton, 84, died Friday, Jan. 16, 1998.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Steed-Todd Funeral Home
Chapel with Dr. Thomas P. Jones officiating. Burial will be in
Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Knighton was born in Stamps, Ark., and had been a Clovis
resident since 1945.
Mr. Knighton was a World War II veteran. He was assigned to the
200th National Guard from Clovis then served in the Philippines
with the Army. He was a survivor of Bataan’s Death March and was
a prisoner of war for three years.
Mr. Knighton retired from the Postal Service in 1974. He was a
member of the Central Christian Church, Veterans of Foreign
Wars, Ex POW's, American Legion, and Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Audrey Knighton; a son, Terry L.
Knighton of Grants; and two grandsons.