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Patsy C. Light

May 23, 1934 — January 9, 2023

Rocky Mount

Patsy C. Light

Patsy C. Light passed away January 9, 2023 in her home, unexpectantly, and gently into the arms of her Savior Jesus Christ.  She was a faithful servant and member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Rocky Mount. She also volunteered with hospice for 20 years. She also acted in plays with Attic Productions in Roanoke, VA. She also worked for C & P Telephone Company in her earlier years.


Patsy was always compelled by compassion for the sorrow and tears of others, she gave to anyone and any animal that needed help.  She was an avid animal lover who saved and cared for God's animals over the course of her lifetime.  She was a compassionate and loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. 


She was preceded in death by her former husband, Wilfred C. Light, Jr., sisters, Billy Smith, Catherine Turley; and a brother James Coen.


Left behind to cherish her memories are her daughters, Alicia Jones (Lou) of Rocky Mount, Millie Kessner, (Jeff), Buchanan; her precious granddaughters, Rhiannon Leebrick of Spartanburg, SC, Sarah Newton of Summerville, NC; grandsons, Aaron Sweeney (and wife Leigha), Roanoke, and William Sweeney of Greensboro, NC; great-granddaughter, Maebel Leebrick Johnson, Spartanburg, SC; great-grandsons Wyatt and Cash Newton, Summerville, NC; other beloved nieces and nephews.    

She also leaves behind her beloved and cherished cats: Marvin, Gus, Cally and Nip. 


Please in lieu of flowers, consider a donation to The Franklin County Humane Society in Rocky Mount, VA.


Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM.


Due to health concerns within the family, the family kindly asks that masks be worn for the visitation and service.


Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151.


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