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Ida Bernadine (Leach) Kight

July 31, 1950 — February 8, 2023

Somerville, Tennessee

Ida Bernadine Leach Kight, age 72, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and wife of Johnny J. Kight, departed this life Wednesday evening, February 8, 2023 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

Ida was born July 31, 1950 in Union, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Amos L. Leach and Elma Wilkerson Leach. She graduated from Yazoo City High School in 1968 and Holmes Junior College in 1970. She was employed as a licensed practical nurse for many years and was married on August 4, 1966 to Johnny J. Kight.

Mrs. Kight was a member of Mercy’s Bridge Church near Somerville. She enjoyed gardening and cooking and will be remembered for being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.

Mrs. Kight is survived by her husband of 56 years, Johnny J. Kight of Somerville, TN; two sons, John J. Kight (Zac) of Beaumont, TX and Steven R. Kight (Patricia) of Somerville, TN; two brothers, Jerrel Leach of Plainview, AR and Jerry W. Leach of Yazoo City, MS; four grandchildren, Elizabeth Maxwell (Garrett), Shelby Kight, Katlynn Thompson and Logan Kight (Emily); seven great-grandchildren, Avery Stanley, Grayson Stanley, Brett Marshall Massey, Skylar Bea Kight, Camilla Maxwell, Remington Lewis and Brady Parsons; and one honorary great-granddaughter, Mallory Milhorn.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and six brothers.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Kight were held at 2 P.M. Sunday, February 12, 2023 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland. The officiating ministers were Bro. John Ed Watkins and Bro. Kevin Treadway. Interment followed in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery near Somerville.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Allen Barsons, Garrett Maxwell, Tim Parks, Robert Keeney, Nick Milhorn and Mike Davis.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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