September 15, 1952 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 69)



Lillian McKnight Brooks was born September 15,1952 in Sumter, South Carolina to Luella Gregg McKnight and Larry (Rick) McKnight. She graduated from Trenton Hight School in Trenton, New Jersey. Lillian enlisted in the United States Army in 1973. Where she served as a Drill Sergeant and a Medical Specialist. She continued her education while in the military. She retired after 20 years and 7 months and was honorably discharged from Wiesbaden Air Base in Germany in 1994.

Lillian moved to San Antonio, Texas and continued living an active life, working at Dillard's Department Store and Cracker Barrell @ Hwy 151 in Customer Service. She loved to play Bingo and visit the Casinos. She also enjoyed cooking and especially baking. She loved keeping her yard neat and her house VER Y neat. Lillian was a very independent women that was loved and will be missed by many.

 Lillian met and married John Jackson, Sr. in 1973 and to that union was born her two beautiful children, John Jackson, Jr. and Latoya Nichole Jackson.

Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, maternal Grandparents, Paralee and Joe Gregg; paternal Grandparents, Lucy and Ollie McKnight. Mother Luella, Father Larry and a Sister Debbie Davis.

Lillian leaves to cherish her memory her son John Jackson, Jr. (San Antonio, TX); daughter Latoya Nicole Jackson (San Antonio, TX). Two sisters Jeanette McKnight (Brooklyn, New York) and her special little sister Annette McKnight-Gibson (San Antonio, TX). Two brothers Larry McKnight, Jr. (Philadelphia, PA); Larry Davis (Philadelphia, PA). One uncle Johnny Gregg (New Jersey) and her faithful fur-baby Emmie and a host of relatives and friends.




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Memorial Service
November 29, 2021

12:30 PM
F.E. Lewis Memorial Chapel
811 So. W.W. White Road
San Antonio, TX 78220

November 29, 2021

2:30 PM
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78209

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