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History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Our History

Citizens Funeral Home was founded ,by the late L.B. "Swifty" Davis Jr., in 1937.

In 1961 T.L. Knighton Sr. became co-owner and together they distinguished great service to the Longview and  East Texas area.

Presently, the funeral home is owned and operated by T.L. Knighton Jr.


Our Valued Staff

T.L. Knighton Jr.

T.L. Knighton Jr., Owner


Thomas Knighton III

Thomas Knighton III


Chris Knighton

Chris Knighton


Vince Williams

Vince Williams


Juan McCauley

Juan McCauley


Rev. Kelton Wilson

Rev. Kelton Wilson


Akiva Knighton

Akiva Knighton