Conversa Knight affectionately known as “Doomie” or “Smooth” was born on April 18, 1951 to the late Ms. Amphyst Knight in Gadsden Alabama. He was raised and educated in the Gadsden City School system as well as the Gadsden Job Corps Center. At an early age, he accepted Christ at First Baptist Church in Green Pasture and later on re-dedicated his life to Christ at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in East Gadsden.
In the year 1990, Conversa moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and married his loving wife Crystal and together they raised four wonderful children.
Conversa enjoyed fishing, flag football, barbecuing and spending quality time with family and friends. He was a dedicated skilled worker at Dean’s Sausage as a Butcher and at Keystone Foods as a Production Utility Worker until his untimely illness.
On August 28, 2020; he transitioned to his eternal resting place. He was preceded in death by his mother Amphyst Knight and his brother Ira Charles Knight.
Conversa is survived by his devoted wife Crystal Knight, two daughters: Courtney Mary Janae Knight of North Carolina, and Chelsea Reneé Knight of Gadsden, Alabama; his niece (like-a-daughter) Ebony Reneé Knight of Gadsden, Alabama; two sons: Quinton L. Kennedy of North Carolina, Gary Christopher Gaskin of Gadsden, Alabama. Brothers: Willie (Donna) Knight of Glenville, Georgia; Robert Knight, James Knight and Charles (Emma) Moore of Gadsden, Alabama. Sisters: Lillie Lampkin and Lindre (Charles) Thomas of Gadsden, Alabama and Faye Knight of Columbus, Ohio. Grandchildren: Mason L Kennedy of North Carolina and Gabrielle Gaskin of Gadsden, Alabama. Mother-in-Law Mary Lee Key of Gadsden, Alabama; Brothers-in-law; Larry D Thomas of Gadsden, Alabama; Charles D Richardson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Public vistation will be 2 P.M. untill time of the Service
Celebration of life services will be 3 P.M.Thursday at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, East Gadsden, With Rev. Z. Andre' Huff Officiating
Arrangements under the direction of: West Gadsden Funeral Home 256-549-0004
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