On Wednesday, October 16 2019, Patsy Joy Millender Light, passed away at age 86 at Park Place Assisted Living facility in Bryan, TX from complications associated with dementia.
Pat was born on August 19, 1933 to Eldon and Amy (Nix) Millender in Mooreville, TX. She graduated from Waco High School in 1950 & worked in men’s clothing most of her life. Pat started out at Harlik’s Mens Shop in downtown Waco and eventually bought the Black Tie in Waco. Pat also worked at Shellenbergers in Waco and retired from Dillards where she was well known and loved by her customers! On her last day to work, she called each one of them personally to thank them for their loyalty.
Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Eldon and Amy Millender and by her husband, Dudley Light.
She is survived by her daughter, Sherrill Lynn Johnson and her husband, Bill of College Station, TX; her four grandchildren, Jennifer Urbina and fiancé Lee Lightfoot from Magnolia, TX; Kitri Urbina and her husband Jaime from College Station, TX; Will Johnson and his husband Rolf from Santa Fe, New Mexico and Lindsey Hollis and her husband Micah from Bryan, TX.
She is also survived by five great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter, a great-great grandson and her two sisters, Edith Lee of Waco, TX and Peggy West of Little Rock AR.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 20 at OakCrest Funeral Home, 4520 Bosque Blvd., Waco, from 2-4 p.m. Her funeral will be at the OakCrest Funeral Home Chapel in Waco at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 21 with a burial following at 3:00 at Mooreville Cemetery.
Special thanks go to Park Place Assisted Living in Bryan, TX for their outstanding care for Pat during her last few months and to Allumine Hospice in College Station for their considerate and passionate care.
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