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Zora Light

August 29, 1956 — May 25, 2018

Zora Leeanna Phillips Light, age 61 of Foxdale Lane passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at Carolinas Healthcare System - Lincolnton. She was born August 29, 1956 in Elkton, Maryland to the late Lenzy Petson Phillips and Louise Jane Treadway Schwertner. Zora was a beloved mother and grandmother who cherished her time spent with her family, especially the grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed socializing with everyone, even through Facebook and FaceTime.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandchild, Angel; brothers, Jay Phillips and Lenzy Phillips Jr.; and brother-in-law, Travis Eubanks.

Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Jack Light; daughter, Betty and Billy Adams of Dallas; sons, Jacky Light Jr. and Mandy Kristina of Iron Station and Walter Light of Iron Station; grandchildren, Leeanna Marie and Josh Burns, Christopher Austin, and Katelyn Denise; great grandchildren, Logan Marlon Clark, Elijah Jeffery Burns, and Lian Creed Owens; siblings, Lula Campbell, John and Jan Phillips, Grace Eubanks, Betty and Dennis Bartram, and Lenzy and Melanie Phillips; sister-in-law, Diane Phillips; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM at Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services with Rev. John Mayberry officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:30 to 3:45 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave #100, Charlotte, NC 28207.

Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net

  • Visitation

    May 27, 2018
    2:30 PM to 3:45 PM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
  • Funeral Service

    May 27, 2018
    4:00 PM

    Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services

    1100 East Main Street
    Cherryville, NC
    (704) 435-6711
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