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Ponchitta Pierce Knuckles / February 27, 2018

Ponchitta Pierce Knuckles, 47, of Clarksville, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at her home. Miss Knuckles was born in South Boston, on Feb. 27, 1970 to the late Archie Connell Knuckles Jr. and Katherine Juanita Talley Knuckles. She was a member of Second Baptist Church, and was a graduate of Bluestone Senior High School. She furthered her education at St. Paul’s College, earning a degree in English.

Cherishing her memories are two brothers, Kenneth Juan Knuckles of McLean, and Archie Connell Knuckles III of Upper Marlboro, Md., three sisters, Deborah Blackwell of Mount Vernon, N.Y., Brenda Hardy and Diana Hamer both of Pacolet, S.C.; an uncle, Harold Dean Knuckles of Spartanburg, S.C.; devoted friends, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome and Patricia Watson and Melton and Michael Newton, and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral will be held Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 1 p.m. at Second Baptist Church, with Rev. Marvin Bowman delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in Oakhurst Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements are by C.H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

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