Elbert Adam Alonzo “A.A.” Light

Elbert Adam Alonzo Light (A.A.), 91 of China Spring, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Visitation: 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday, April 28 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Graveside Service: 5:00 PM Monday, April 29 at China Spring Cemetery.

Alonzo was born March 14, 1928 in Hillsboro to William Alonzo and Willie Mae (Lovett) Light. He worked for Central Texas Iron Works for many years, but was happiest working on his farm and tending his cows. In his earlier years, he was best known in the community for selling watermelons from the bed of his truck, and he never left home without his cowboy hat.

He was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws; brothers James (J.E.), William (W.T.), Daniel (Gilbert) and Clifford; sisters Minnie Ruth Penick and Ruby Lorenz.

Survivors include his wife, Doris Light; children Rodney and Margaret Light, Sharon and Rodney Coleman, Janice and Mark Parnell, and Karla Kroll Verona; brothers Howard and Joe (Billy Joe); half brother Earl; sister Nancy Pickens; half sister Elizabeth Light; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Place of Service: China Spring Cemetery , 15654 Old China Spring Rd,; China Spring, TX 76633

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Condolence Messages

  1. Gloria & Jim Helleson

    Dear sweet family that we love and adore. Please kknow our sincerest of prayers are with EACH one you..individually …for these most trying times. Especially sweet Doris. Please Lord…blest…heal and restore this sweet friend and bring wisdom and comfort and strength for this neat family of YOURS. THANK YOU FOR THEIR LIVES…IN JESUS NAME. AMEN … love you all.
    Gloria n Jim Helleson

  2. Robert & Sherrie Murphree

    So sorry for his passing but so glad he is at peace with his maker. A very helpful soul and knowledgeable about many things As well as farmers tales and the almanac signs. Never a person to give up. Will be thinking of your family. God Bless you all.

    Robert and Sherrie Murphree

  3. Priscilla Cessna, daughter of Howard Light

    Your family is in our prayers. May God comfort you. May He give you peace and strength.

  4. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow. Dorothy Price

  5. Dear Doris and family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss of Alonzo. I pray that God will hold you and your family in His hands and comfort you.

    Time flies by. That little girl with red hair, Misti, is now 43 years old and has 3 children. We thank you for the great care you took of her. God bless you all. Love, Norma Walker

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