Douglas Leon Knighten
1949 — 2021
The Celebration of Life honoring the life and legacy of Douglas Leon Knighten will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 @ 11:15am at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77038. Douglas Leon Knighten was born June 19, 1949, to the parentage of Earnest Knighten, Jr. and Daisy Stano Knighten in Marshall, Texas. At the age of six he was baptized at Edwards Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and participated throughout his youth. While attending J.H. Moore Elementary, he was introduced to piano; and his creative side was enhanced while attending H. B. Pemberton Sr. High School. He participated in the Panther Band where he played Trumpet, Band Club President,...