Evelyn K. Light

June 20, 1927January 14, 2014

Evelyn Light, age 86, of Kingsport, entered into rest January 14, 2014 at Indian Path Medical Center. Born in Cleveland, VA, a daughter to the late Arthur Anthony Kiser and Ellen Artrip Kiser, she had resided in Kingsport most of her life. Evelyn was a retired hairdresser and formerly employed with the Kingsport Press. She was a member of Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, J.O. Light. Survivors include one son, Andy Light and his wife Donna of Gray; one grandson, Kris Wilson and wife Holly of Columbia, Missouri; three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 17th from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00p.m. with funeral services to follow in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 213 Colonial Heights Rd. Kingsport, TN 37663. East Lawn Funeral Home is honored to serve the Light family, please visit to leave a condolence for the family.


  • Visitation Friday, January 17, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 17, 2014

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K Pruden

January 17, 2014

So sorry for your loss, Andy and Donna. Evelyn was a beautiful woman and a wonderful Mother to you and wife to J.O. My prayers are up for your family during this time of loss.

Clyde Housewright

January 15, 2014

so sorry for your loss Andy,i knew you and your father ,J O was a very good friend,and well known person very trustworth man who helped everyone .wish there were more like him around.God bless the family,and my prayers go out for you.
Clyde E housewright gray tenn

Cathy Lawson

January 15, 2014

Andy and Donna. I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a very sweet lady whom I will always love. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. All our love Mark and Cathy Lawson