Lois Aline Elkins Lightsey

Published 1:51 pm Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The funeral service for Lois Aline Elkins Lightsey will be 11 a.m., Thursday, April 13, at Riverwood Family with interment in Mt. Moriah Baptist Church Cemetery in Bogue Chitto. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, at Riverwood and will resume from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

Mrs. Lightsey, 83, died April 10, 2023, at her residence in Bogue Chitto. She was born in Longview, TX, June 28, 1939, to Thomas Cade Elkins and Eula Smith Elkins. She worked with Homelite Jacobson as a payroll clerk.

Mrs. Lightsey is preceded in death by her husband, Leland Kline “Pete” Lightsey; her parents; brothers, Earl P. Elkins, Tommy Cade Elkins, and Fred G. “Sonny” Elkins; sisters, Betty Carter, Frances Bessonette, and Shirley McClintock.

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She is survived by her children, Vicki Lightsey Blackmon, Wendi Lightsey Ezell (Michael), and Nikki Lightsey Foreman (Wayne); 9 grandchildren, David Wallace (Ashley), Kris Ezell, Kilee Smith, Brittnie Davis (Brandon), Kaden Ezell (Elizabeth), Garrett Blackmon, Haylee Landry (Joseph), Amanda Rimes (Justin), and C.J. Blackmon; 16 great-grandchildren; and her lifelong best friend, Sue Hiley. The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Ministries, and a special thanks to Emily Rains; the staff of All at Home, with a special thanks to her sitter, Ana Katherine Boyd.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Ministries 397 Brookhaven St, Brookhaven, MS 39601

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.