Ms. Dorothea Jo Knight ‘Thea’ was born on January 1, 1963 to Ms. Frankie Bell Knight in Alexander City, Alabama.
At an early age she united with the Ridge Grove Baptist Church in Alexander City, Alabama.
Dorothea Knight received a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Auburn University at Montgomery in 2002 and a Masters of Education from Strayer University in 2009.
Thea departed this life on Thursday, September 13, 2018 in Alexander City, Alabama.
She leaves to cherish her memories: mother, Ms. Frankie Bell Knight of Alexander City, AL. A sister, Vanessa Knight of San Antonio, TX. A brother, Derrick (Cora) Knight of Alexander City, AL. 2 nephews: Tristian Stone of Sylacauga, AL and Darius Ross of Alexander City, AL. 3 nieces: Cierra Ross of Alexander City, AL, JaNai Kelly of Kellyton, AL, and Caili Holloway of Atlanta, GA. 1 grand niece, Callie Grace Dandridge of Sylacauga, AL. Adoptive son, Russell Smith. 2 uncles: Elgie Knight of Troy, AL and Carey (Sabrina) Knight of Alexander City, AL. 3 aunts: Sarah Burns, Billie Davis and Dorothy Knight all of Alexander City, AL. A host of cousins, other relatives and friends.