Memorial service to be held for former Shelby County lawmaker

MONTEVALLO, AL (WBRC) - A memorial service takes place Tuesday afternoon at 4:00 at the American Village for a former Shelby County lawmaker.

Al Knight was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 1986 and served for 12 years. He is credited with being part of the group who helped organize the Republican Party in north Shelby County. Knight also co-authored legislation that set up the American Village in Montevallo.

Knight fell in his home two weeks ago. He died Sunday from injuries suffered in the fall.

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