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Gaynell Light Mitchell, 80, Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN,
went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 28, 2011,
at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center following a
brief illness. She was born on September 2, 1931.
Gaynell had worked at Holston Valley Community Hospital
for 25 years, starting in the cafeteria. After becoming an
LPN she worked in the labor and delivery rooms. She then
went on to work 19 years with OB/GYN Drs. Jones and Jackson.
Gaynell was a member of the Apostolic Church of the Lord
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Mitchell;
parents, Oliver and Ethel Light; two sisters, Stella Mae
Light and Nora Hickman; five brothers, Hobert Light,
Clarence Light, Jack Light, Carmel Light, and Charlie
Gaynell is survived by two daughters, Jackie Hicks and
husband Mike, of Kingsport, TN, and Kim Booker, of Gray,
TN; granddaughter, Nachella Crawford and husband Kevin;
three grandsons, Nakia Hicks and wife Rachel, Shane Booker
and special friend Kasee Jones, and Cody Booker and
girlfriend Emily Robinson; three great-granddaughters,
Callie Crawford, Macee Hicks Starnes, and Haylee Hicks;
step-great-grandson, Dylan Conkin; brother, J. C. Light
and wife Judy, of Kingsport, TN; sister, Peggy Sullivan,
of Kingsport, TN; special little friends, Jake and Scoots;
special friend, Pat Bernard; several nieces and nephews;
and her brothers and sisters in Christ.
Special thanks to Dr. Freddie Williams and Christy
Willerks, PV Department and the ladies at the Coumadin
Clinic at CVA. Thanks also to Karen and Brittney at
Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center, CCU.
Family will receive friends on Friday, December 30, 2011,
from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport.
Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m., with Elder Everette
Lett and Brother Tim Lovell officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, December
31, 2011, at 1 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Cemetery
of Fall Branch. Pallbearers will be Mike Hicks, Nakia
Hicks, Shane Booker, Cody Booker, Kevin Crawford, and
Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport, is serving the Mitchell family.