Funeral services for the late Hosea Knowlton Sr., will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Central High School Gymnasium.

Apostle Matthew McKing of Restoration Outreach Center International will officiate.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Stephens Funeral Home Chapel. Public viewing will be held from 12:00 – 4:00 following family hours will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M…

Interment will be held at Jackson Memorial Gardens in Lexa, AR.

Hosea Knowlton Sr., was born on July 10. 1952 in Knowlton, Arkansas to the late Sandy Knowlton Sr., and Annie Knowlton. He was the 9th child out of 13 children. Hosea receives Christ at an early age at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church.

January of 1973 Hosea married Julia Frazier and to their union three children were born. For over 45 years Hosea and Julia successfully operated and managed their own trucking company K.T.C. INC…

Hosea was loud with a gentle spirit who always talked about the importance of family. His children represent the legacy of a man who believed in giving guidance to those in need. He would teach the truth about life hardships while encouraging you to stand on your Faith as God does the work. Hosea enjoyed watching old western movies, laughing with family and friends.

On Sunday, February 18, 2018 Hosea Knowlton departed this life at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, AR.

Hosea is preceded in death by both of his loving parents. His brothers Peter, Sandy and Earl Knowlton. His brother in law Terry McGinister Sr.,

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: His loving wife of 40 plus tears Julia Knowlton of West Helena, AR; His children Hosea Jr (Traci) Knowlton, Kenneth ( Nikisha) Knowlton, and Shantell Knowlton. His siblings: Joseph (Carolyn) Knowlton, Annie K. (Harry) Lindsey; Ineal ((Irma) Knowlton, Ruth K (James)Mooney, Ella K McGinsiter, Mary K Davis, Martha K (Dan) Trotter, Catherine K (Andrew) Gibson and Elizabeth K Cross. His grandchildren: Kayelyn, Tryon and Kenneth Knowlton Jr., and a host of nieces, nephews cousins and friends who will miss him dearly.

All floral arrangement, resolutions, or cards for Hosea Knowlton Sr can be sent to Stephens Funeral Home 257 Panama Rd. West Helena, AR 72390.