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Billie Jo Light, 34, of Stephenson, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at the University Of Kentucky Medical Center following a sudden illness.
Born March 6, 1983, at Welch, she was the daughter of William and Judith (McKinney) Light.
Billie is preceded in death by one brother, Claude Phillip Foley; maternal grandfather, Darrell "Buster" McKinney; and paternal grandparents, Herman and Deatress Light.
Those left to cherish her memory include her mother and father, Judith and William Light of Stephenson; three brothers, Darrell Light and his wife, Caitlyn, of Oak Hill, William Carper of Tracy Mountain, and Johnny Carper of North Carolina; three sisters, Crystal Smith of North Carolina, Beatrice Shrewsberry of Florida, and Gail Shrewsberry and her husband, David, of Tracy Mountain; maternal grandmother, Lola McKinney of Stephenson; beloved companion of eight years, Samuel Harrah of Stephenson; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services will be 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel, Mullens, with Rev. Billy Calhoun officiating. Burial will follow in the Lusk Cemetery at Herndon Heights.
Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at the funeral home.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
For those considering an expression of sympathy the family requests donations be made to help defray unexpected funeral expenses to Tankersley Funeral Home, 102 Moran Avenue, Mullens, WV 25882.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com.
The family of Billie Light is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Published on August 14, 2017
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