Juanita Bates Light, 78, of Pine Bluff, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at The Villages of General Baptist Healthcare.
Mrs. Light was born September 30, 1941, in Metropolis, Illinois, a daughter of the late Artie and Sarah Oliver Hall. She was reared and received her education in Illinois. She moved to Pine Bluff in 1983.
Mrs. Light was a cook at Arkansas Convalescent Center. She was a member of the former First Pentecostal Church of Pine Bluff. She was currently attending Cornerstone Apostolic Church in White Hall.
Her survivors include a son, SSG Ronald Gene Light of Pine Bluff; three daughters, Teresa (Floyd)Thompson of Pine Bluff, Patty (Robby) Robertson of Pine Bluff, and Vicky Hoover of Star City; two brothers, Tommy (Ruby) Hall of Pine Bluff and Harry (Doris) Hall of Neustadt, Germany; two sisters, Mary Kay (Carl) Anderson of Metropolis, Illinois and Paula (Donnie) Ellif of Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Wilbern H. Light, whom she married April 8, 1953 in Alcorn County, Mississippi; brother, Billy Hall, Paul Hall, and Harold Hall; and her sisters, Wanda Sidner and Zelma Elliott.
The family will receive friends Friday, February 14, 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 PM, at Ralph Robinson and Son.
Funeral services will be Saturday, February 15, 2020, 2:00 PM, at Ralph Robinson & Son Funeral Home with Reverend Zane Isaacson officiating. Burial will follow at Cypress Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Online condolences: www.ralphrobinsonandson.com