Willadean Light Bernard, 72, of Sullivan Co TN, died on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN.
She was born February 8, 1939, in Sullivan Co TN, and had lived in this area all of her life. Willadean was a member of Solomon's Temple Baptist Church and loved tending to her garden, quilting and cooking.
Her life was centered around her family and she will be greatly missed and forever remembered.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer Ransom and Evelyn Barrett Light.
Willadean is survived by her husband, James D. Bernard; three sons, Donald J. Bernard, Dale R. Bernard and wife Ronda, and Dana D. Bernard and wife Rita; brother, Homer Light, Jr.; two sisters, Irene Shelton and Judy Mullenix; seven grandchildren, Denver Bernard, Lacey Bernard, Dustin Bernard, Destinee Bernard, Dillon Bernard, D. J. Bernard, and Dalaynee Bernard.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 9, 2012, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at Hamlett-Dobson, Fall Branch. Services will follow at 7 p.m., with Rev. Teddy Webb officiating.
Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, February 10, 2012, at 2 p.m., at Light Cemetery in Fall Branch. Pallbearers will be Dana Bernard, Donald Bernard, Dale Bernard, Dustin Bernard, Dillon Bernard, D. J. Bernard, and Denver Bernard.
Arrangements by Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, TN.