Dora F. Lightfoot, 83, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in a Chattanooga health care facility.
She was a member of Valley View Baptist Church.
She was a great wife and mother. She was an excellent seamstress and was retired from J.H. Kellmens, where she was employed in the 1970s.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Lightfoot; parents, Lige and Maude York; sisters: Edna Madison, Pearl Arms and Ruby Boyer; brothers: J.D. York, Frank York, James York, Ralph York and Sammy York; and nephew, Kenny York.
Survivors include her son, whom she loved dearly, Chris Lightfoot of Cleveland; special niece and caregiver, Brenda York Miller of Cleveland; nephews: Gene Madison, Gary York, Michael York, Randy Arms, Dennis York and Roger York; nieces: Dana Burgess, Sandra Benton and Debbie York; several other nieces and nephews; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, C.A. and Carol Lightfoot; and sisters-in-law, Mary Frances York and Ann York.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Chaplain Carl Caffruy and Daron Miller officiating.
Interment will follow in Chestuee Cemetery with Cody Miller, Michael York, Roger York, David Benton, Jason York, Daron Miller and Larry Miller serving as pallbearers.
The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the funeral home.
The family suggests that memorials be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga TN 37416.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Lightfoot family guest book at www.fikefh.com.