Shasta Latrice Merrell was born January 10, 1996 in Nashville, Tennessee to the union of Jermaine L. Knight, Sr. and the late Patricia A. Merrell-Knight.
Shasta received the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Savior at an early age and was baptized at Greater Mt. Zion Baptist church under the Pastorage of the late Pastor Harold Finch Sr. Shasta received her education in the public schools of Davidson County, receiving her diploma graduating with the class of 2014 from Glencliff High.
Shasta was an outgoing, happy, bubbly young lady with a great love
for her family and Friends.
Shasta was employed with Tristar Skyline Medical Center until her
death. On January 21, 2022 Shasta was called home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ, she will be sorely missed by all who loved and adored her.
Shasta is preceded in death by her Mother Patricia A. MerrellKnight, Deborah Merrell (Aunt), and Johnny B. Knight (Grandfather). Shasta leaves to cherish her Memory: Her Father Jermaine (Essence)
Knight Sr. Bothers: Jermaine (Alexandria) Knight Jr.; De’john (Sheletta) Knight, Anthony Helwig and Kayson Knight. Stepbrother LaJairus Robinson; Sisters Alizaye Knight, Starkeisha Baker,
Quinteisha Baker and Stephanie Knight stepsister Lajayla Robinson. Nephew Jermaine Knight III and Lamarin Baker. Nieces Delilah Knight and Londyn Baker. Aunts: Shirley Knight, Faith Couch, Kerry
Couch, and Courtney Couch. Uncles: William (Laquita)Couch, Quintin Couch, and very devoted uncle Dennis Merrell. Great Aunts Deborah Merrell, Ida Carter, and Shirley Patton; very devoted Great
aunts Mary Merrell and Clara Merrell. Great Uncle Robert Merrell. Grandmothers Patsy Merrell and Deborah Couch. Devoted Cousins Bianca Merrell, Crystal Merrell, Deanna Merrell, Dekerriona “Dede
Merrell”, Angela Merrell and Asiaiona Kirby. Bonus child Erick Eason Jr, Devoted friend Erick Eason Sr. A host of other relatives and friends.