COLEMAN Funeral services for Fred Knowles Jr., 53, of Coleman, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating and assisted by Dr. Charles Sheffield. Burial will follow in the Coleman City Cemetery under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He died Tuesday, 18, 2007, at Coleman County Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 10, 1953, in Coleman, a son of Fred Knowles Sr. and Ima Hubbard Knowles. In 1973 he was married to Jana Smith in Coleman.

Survivors include his wife, Jana Knowles of Coleman; two sons, Dustin Knowles of San Angelo and Brian Knowles of Coleman; one daughter, Heather Knowles of Midland; his father, Fred Knowles Sr. of Coleman; three sisters, Gloria Parker of Coleman, Judy Jeffreys of Abilene and Kathy Plummer of Rosenberg; two brothers, Terry Knowles of Abilene and Jerry Knowles of San Angelo; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ima Knowles, in 2003.