Lillie Evelyn KightJanuary 9, 1920 – October 11, 2004 | PostIndependent.com
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Lillie Evelyn KightJanuary 9, 1920 – October 11, 2004

Lillie Evelyn Kight died on Monday, Oct. 11, in Glenwood Springs. She was 84. Graveside services and burial will take place at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at Prairie Haven Cemetery in Hobbs, N.M., with her last pastor, Dennis McKinley, conducting the service. A memorial service in Glenwood will be announced at a later date.Lillie was born in Okemah, Okla., to William and Cordelia (Earnest) Mills on Jan. 9, 1920. She had been a longtime resident of Hobbs and Socorro, N.M., before moving to Heritage Park Assisted Living in Carbondale in 2001. She taught Sunday school and junior church for more than 50 years. She married William Henry Kight in Las Cruces, N.M., on Sept. 13, 1940. He preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1986, in Socorro.Lillie is survived by one son, Bill Kight, and his wife, Linn, of Glenwood; and four grandchildren: Duana Laverton and DeAnza, Shandra and Amber Kight. She is also survived by one great-grandchild, NneKa Kight.Her grandchildren wish their grandmother to be remembered as someone who loved others, especially children and her cats, and loved to cook for her family, quilt and crochet.In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions to the Carbondale Heritage Park Assisted Living and Care Center’s annual Christmas dinner, which Lillie loved attending with her family.In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial contributions to the Carbondale Heritage Park Assisted Living and Care Center’s annual Christmas dinner, which Lillie loved attending with her family.


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