Vernida Knight, age 63, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
Vernida was born November 26, 1957 in Mobile, Alabama. She was one of seven children born to Cleophus Knight, Sr. and Mary Alice Knight.
Ms. Vernida was a true servant of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Over the years, she served in many positions at the Power of Prayer Church Ministries; most recently as Head Usher. It was always her pleasure to serve others; she had the gift of hospitality. She loved her family. She was a mom to her children and many others. She found happiness in helping others and accepted people into her heart and home. She was known as a peacemaker. She physically and spiritually nurtured many by showing the love of Christ. She wanted everyone to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Vernida was preceded in death by, Parents, Cleophus Knight, Sr. and Mary Alice Knight; brother, Cleophus Knight, Jr.; sisters, Linda Knight-Boykin and Brenda Knight.
Vernida leaves to cherish her memory, Daughters: Jamielliha Knight, Tripezanna Renee (Calvin) Mapp, Litisia Knight and Mary Knight. Grandchildren: Brenson Knight, Charles Knight, Karen Mapp, Robyn Mapp, Daviya Carpenter, Marleeya Johnson, Janet Knight, Isis Williams. Sisters: Wanda Knight, Cleo Knight-Hines and Zeveritta Knight. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, church family and many friends.
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