Quartrella Vendetta Smith , was born on March 7th, 1963 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Sonny and Lillian Cheeseboro. She was the older sister of two brothers Hayden and Dereck Cheeseboro.
Quartrella was affectionately nicknamed "Fuddy" by her mother and family and called "Ms. Q" by her friends. Ms. Q was educated in the Philadelphia Public School System. She attended and graduated from Widener University in Chester,Pa.
After College, she married the late Steven Smith.
Ms. Q accepted the Lord Jesus Christ at age thirteen and she loved serving God. During her Christian walk she was an Evangelist at the Consolation Baptist Church, under the late Pastor D. Gaines. She was the Youth Choir Director at the Crusade Choir of Philadelphia and a soloist with the Philadelphia Praise Choir.
In October 2000, Quartella gave birth to adorable baby girl "Quarteniiy" her only child. One sunny day she met Rayshawn McKnight and fell in love, which led to engagement until her demise.
Quartrella leaves to cherish memories her faithful daughter Quarteniiy Knai Williams; her beloved fiance, Rayshawn McKnight; Stepson Khalil McKnight; her brothers Hayden Cheeseboro and Dereck Cheeseboro; sister in laws Lavern Cheeseboro and Rhashene Cheeseboro, great aunt Gwendolyn Cheeseboro; uncle Girthus Cheeseboro; nieces, nephews, relatives and a host of friends, Special friends Letitia Chapman, Tracie Dixon Stanley, Vernice Bradley, Lydia Matthews Meyer, Victoria Sherman, and uncle Barry Cheeseboro.