PACOLET, South Carolina-- FRANK KNIGHTEN, 69, husband of LEE ANNA MELTON KNIGHTEN, of Rt 1, Hamlet, N.C. died at the Wallace Thompson Hospital in Union, S.C. at 9 a.m. Wednesday after a long illness. Native of CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C.; maintenance man at Rockingham High School, Rockingham, N.C.; member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Hamlet; WW 1 Veteran; son of the late ROBERT & MARTHA EMMA ALLEN KNIGHTEN. Surviving: Daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Mosier of Pacolet, Mrs. Evelyn Davis of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mrs. Naomi Cole of Ashboro, N.C.; sons, Robert of Rt 4, Spartanburg; Homer & Louis of Orlando, Fla., and Allen and Dennis Knighten of Charlotte, N.C., Brother, John Knighten of Pacolet Mills; 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren. Services at 4:30 Friday at Pacolet Mills Church of God by the Revs. Eugene Hancock and Buddy Hill. Burial in Pacolet Memorial Gardens. Family at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Mosier at Coleman Circle in Pacolet. The body will be at Floyds Pacolet Chapel after 10 a.m. today.Family will receive friends 7-9 tonight.