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Subject:Barbara Ann Light, 53, TN/VA, obit; d/o Harry Lee and Susie Light
Post Date:May 15, 2010 at 15:08:31
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Barbara Ann Light, 53, originally from the Beech Creek
community in Hawkins Co TN, went home to be with her
Heavenly father Sunday, April 25, 2010, after a courageous
battle with cancer.

She had lived and taught high school in Fredericksburg and
Spotsylvania County, VA, and in Locust Grove for the past
33 years.

She graduated from East Tennessee State University with a
B.S. in Education. She was working on her doctorate degree
at Nova Southeastern College. She loved to travel and teach.

She worked at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg
as well as teaching. She was a member of Mount Carmel Free
Will Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her father, Harry Lee Light,
in 2008.

She is survived by her mother, Susie Light, of Church
Hill, TN; two brothers, Karl Light of Kingsport, TN, and
Phil Light of Telford, TN; an aunt, Patsy Morelock of
Kingsport, TN; two uncles, Lee Morelock of Jonesborough,
TN, and Scott Morelock of Morristown, TN; a host of cousins;
many, many friends; and a special friend, Michael Snelson
of Locust Grove, VA.

As per her wishes, Barbara was cremated.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 16,
2010, at Mt. Carmel Free Will Baptist Church.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., at the church
with the Rev. Jack Morelock officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
the Mt. Carmel Freewill Cemetery Fund.

These arrangements provided courtesy of Hamlett-Dobson
Funeral Homes, Kingsport, TN.