Valerie Knight Hines was born on February 19, 1956, in McKenzie, AL to the late Alexander Knight and Jewell Lee Knight. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy Hines; three brothers, Claude Knight, Otis Knight and Joseph Knight and a sister, Mary Frater Knight.
Valerie worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant for 32 years at Warrington House which later became Asbury Place. She was a dedicated worker and, she served the patients with compassion, respect, kindness, and love. In 2002 she opened an in-home daycare, The Pumpkin Patch. She helped to shape the lives of many children and their parents. She was respected and loved by the children and their parents. Many times parents sought her counsel and advice in their personal life situations. She provided shelter and refuge to many when there was a need.
Valerie leaves to cherish her memory; her loving and devoted son, Jerry Lewis Knight Pensacola, FL; sister, Ruth Brown, McKeesport, PA; brother, Jimmie (Linda Joyce) Knight, Cantonment; FL. Four grandchildren; Jarryd Boyd, Brooklyn, NY; Jamiah Knight (Joshua Collazo); Janeiqua Knight (Patricia), all of Pensacola, FL; and Ja'Quan Brown (Brittani Baranco), Hinesville, GA. Seven great grandchildren; Malaya Brown, Rhyleigh Collier, Jayden Brown, Jaylen Brown; Jayceon Brown, all of Hinesville, GA; Joshua (Kai) Collazo and Jericho Collazo of Pensacola, FL. One aunt, Sue Henderson (James); Opp, AL. Special Family Friends Jaquita Jackson, Pauline (Byron) Prim and Michelle Toler, all of Pensacola, FL. A host of family, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.