Welcome to the memorial page for

Ella Marie Knight

February 7, 1961 ~ March 30, 2017 (age 56)

A Time To Be Born

Sister Ella Marie Knight was born February 7, 1961 in Vernon, Florida to the late Howard Theodis, Sr., and Mary Katherine Roche.

A Time To Depart

Marie answered the Master’s call with a job well done on March 30, 2017 at her home.

A Time To Remember

“Marie” attended the Washington County Public School System in Vernon, Florida and was a very true friend to many. She loved her family dearly. She was a faithful member of Everlasting Word Church Conference and Training Center, DeFuniak Springs, Florida under the leadership of Overseer A. Russell Hughes.

Scripture John 9:4, “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day; the night cometh, when no man can work.”

Marie leaves to cherish her memory husband, Michael Knight of seventeen years; son: Devin Michael Knight both of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; a brother: Howard Theodis Roche, Jr., of Sunny Hills, Florida; sisters: Audrey Curry of Miami, Florida, Nettie Westry (Nathaniel) of Vernon, Florida, Yhonsetta Stephenson (James) of Chipley, Florida, Alta Roche (Gale) of Marianna, Florida, Barbara Roche (Levy Nelson) and Wanda Watson both of Panama City, Florida; father and mother-in-law: Jimmy and Ella Harris of Rivers Fall, Alabama; aunt: Helen Daniels (Alphonso) of Chipley, Florida; great aunts: Elizabeth Riley, Lillie Jones and Edith Ready; great uncles: James Massaline and Sylvester Massaline; sisters-in-law: Tawanna and Marie; brothers-in-law:  Jimmy Harris, Jr. (Nancy; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and a very good friend, Mary Gandy.


 Service Information

April 7, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 AM
Park Funeral Home
76 Park Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32443

Funeral Service
April 8, 2017

11:00 AM
Everlasting Word Church Conference and Training Center
2132 Hwy 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

April 8, 2017

12:30 PM
Magnolia Cemetery
222 North Park Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

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