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Celebrating the life of
Linda Kay Lightsey McCorkle
Passed away on April 12, 2019
She loved unconditionally.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
912-898-0900
  • Visitation
  • 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. - Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Funeral Service
  • 11:00 a.m. - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel
  • 4605 Hwy 80 East (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31410

  • 912-898-0900
  • Interment
  • - Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Bonaventure Cemetery
  • 330 Bonaventure Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-651-6843

i am here for you JACK,... i have called but can't seem to get you,... 707 951 5653 or 707 218 0835 PLZ. call,... i love you guys & miss you very much,..... MICK

michael laughner, Crescent City, CA

I am so saddened to read this. However, I KNOW she was LOVED by all, helped many, and Loved her family and friends. I shall miss the shadings of the wonderful posts by the loving family. My Prayer and Love to you All!

Susan Crapse, Georgia,

Mandi and family, Our hearts go out to you during this difficult times. We pray that God wraps all of you in his arms tightly and comforts ya'll. Kyle loved your mom like a grandmother. He enjoyed the Sunday dinners with the family. We are here for ya'll. If we can do anything, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Scotty, Kym & Kyle Hodges, Savannah, Gs

Linda and I went to Bible Baptist together. Her sweet smile would light up a room. She was pure gold. Never had a bad word for anyone. You could see God's light shining in her. The world will be a little less bright without her smile. Fly high Linda now that you have your wings.

Cindy Casey Stewart, Jesup, Ga

Linda and I were friends when we attended Bible Baptist School. She was smart and funny. I know she will be missed. My prayers are with you and your family.

Terry Marines-Bolick, Savannah, Ga

Live Hope and Happiness to all. Many prayers for the family. She was always loved.

John Prince, Savannah, Ga

Jack and family, I am so sorry for your earthly loss. My prayer is that God's grace will be sufficient as you walk the path before you.

Lynne Boatright, Savannah, Ga

Jack, so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Bill Simpson, Destin, Fl

Wonderful memories of Linda during our teen years. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Renee Konnerup, Nairobi, Kenya,

My deepest sympathies to the McCorkle family. Miss Linda was a beautiful lady inside and out. May God’s love and peace be with you all during this time of loss. Kindly, Lisa Elderdice-Seifert

Lisa Elderdice Seifert, Visalia , Ca

I am so sorry to her of Linda’s death. I met her through the Miss. Savannah pagent corp. She was such a kind,and sweet example of a lady. May our Father in heaven give her family peace and comfort they need during this time.

Gayle Brady Roach, Pooler, Ga.

I am so very sorry for your loss. Linda,Jack, Mandy and I worked together for Savannah Foods. I certainly have some good and funny memories of them and will treasure them always.

Diane King, SAVANNAH, GA

our deepest condolences to you J ack and your family. you are in our thoughts and prayers

RUTH FINCHER AND JUDY HILL, SAVANNAh, ga

We loved her too?? Our most sincere sympathy dear friends? Hope you feel our prayers for gods peace? God bless

Dannye & Leslie hutchings, Vusalia, Ca

I am so very sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. Linda, was just a sweet and thoughtful person and I miss the times when we worked together. My thoughts and prayers go out to her entire family.

Laura Ingram, Savannah, GA

Linda Kay Lightsey McCorkle, 64, of Savannah, GA went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on April 12, 2019, after a long battle with Alzheimer ’s disease. Linda was born in Savannah, GA on December 15, 1954 to Rex and Willie Mae Crosby Lightsey. She attended and graduated from Bible Baptist School. When she was a teenager, she met the love of her life, Jack M. McCorkle, Jr. They later married on August 18, 1973. They had three children, Amanda, Jamie and Jack III. In 1989, they moved their family to Visalia, California where together they helped open a new Dixie Crystals operation. Then in 1995 they returned to Savannah, GA to be with family. Linda began her new career at Riverview Health as the Admissions Director. She loved her job so much that she spent her time after work with the Alzheimer’s patients and even won an award. She also started the very first Ms. Riverview pageant and would then take the winner to the Ms. Georgia. Linda spent many years involved in the Miss Savannah Pageant as a chaperone for the young ladies that won. No one loved a pageant more than Linda! In 2007, Linda was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Her life changed forever. Jack and Jamie were her caregivers until it was physically impossible. Jack has never left her side. Linda loved life, her husband, her children, and her grandchildren. They were her world and she was the best wife and mom, she loved unconditionally. Jack and Linda’s love is a true fairytale that shows love conquers all!

She is preceded in death by her parents, Rex and Willie Mae Lightsey, father-in-law, Jack McCorkle, Sr. and her brother, Sgt. Byron Crosby. She is survived by her husband, Jack McCorkle, Jr., her children, Amanda Sapp (Alex), Jamie McCorkle, and Jack McCorkle, III (Kim); her grandchildren: Blake, Andrew, Zoey, Maeleigh Kay, Bree, Shelby and Tori; brother, Dennis Lightsey (Diane), sister-in-law, Brenda Crosby, brother, Butch Lightsey (Lillian), mother-in-law, Jean McCorkle, brother-in-law, Roy McCorkle (Nancy), sister-in-law, Nancy Redmond, brother-in-law, Mike McCorkle, brother-in-law, Rev. Dr. David Laughner (Ginger), brother-in-law, Michael Laughner, her loving basset hound Sookie and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the ladies that took care of Linda in her last few years.  You know who you are and we love you.

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel with Rev. Dr. David Laughner officiating.

Interment will follow in Bonaventure Cemetery.

Remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 103, Savannah, GA 31405.

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i am here for you JACK,... i have called but can't seem to get you,... 707 951 5653 or 707 218 0835 PLZ. call,... i love you guys & miss you very much,..... MICK

michael laughner, Crescent City, CA

I am so saddened to read this. However, I KNOW she was LOVED by all, helped many, and Loved her family and friends. I shall miss the shadings of the wonderful posts by the loving family. My Prayer and Love to you All!

Susan Crapse, Georgia,

Mandi and family, Our hearts go out to you during this difficult times. We pray that God wraps all of you in his arms tightly and comforts ya'll. Kyle loved your mom like a grandmother. He enjoyed the Sunday dinners with the family. We are here for ya'll. If we can do anything, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Scotty, Kym & Kyle Hodges, Savannah, Gs

Candle tribute lit by Kym Hodges — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Bob Baldwin — Texas

Linda and I went to Bible Baptist together. Her sweet smile would light up a room. She was pure gold. Never had a bad word for anyone. You could see God's light shining in her. The world will be a little less bright without her smile. Fly high Linda now that you have your wings.

Cindy Casey Stewart, Jesup, Ga

Linda and I were friends when we attended Bible Baptist School. She was smart and funny. I know she will be missed. My prayers are with you and your family.

Terry Marines-Bolick, Savannah, Ga

Live Hope and Happiness to all. Many prayers for the family. She was always loved.

John Prince, Savannah, Ga

Jack and family, I am so sorry for your earthly loss. My prayer is that God's grace will be sufficient as you walk the path before you.

Lynne Boatright, Savannah, Ga

Jack, so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Bill Simpson, Destin, Fl

Wonderful memories of Linda during our teen years. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Renee Konnerup, Nairobi, Kenya,

My deepest sympathies to the McCorkle family. Miss Linda was a beautiful lady inside and out. May God’s love and peace be with you all during this time of loss. Kindly, Lisa Elderdice-Seifert

Lisa Elderdice Seifert, Visalia , Ca

I am so sorry to her of Linda’s death. I met her through the Miss. Savannah pagent corp. She was such a kind,and sweet example of a lady. May our Father in heaven give her family peace and comfort they need during this time.

Gayle Brady Roach, Pooler, Ga.

I am so very sorry for your loss. Linda,Jack, Mandy and I worked together for Savannah Foods. I certainly have some good and funny memories of them and will treasure them always.

Diane King, SAVANNAH, GA

Candle tribute lit by Debi Scott — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Ian Scott — Georgia

our deepest condolences to you J ack and your family. you are in our thoughts and prayers

RUTH FINCHER AND JUDY HILL, SAVANNAh, ga

Candle tribute lit by Chrissy Cope Carson — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Stephanie Geers — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Kimberley Dias — Georgia

We loved her too?? Our most sincere sympathy dear friends? Hope you feel our prayers for gods peace? God bless

Dannye & Leslie hutchings, Vusalia, Ca

Candle tribute lit by Laura Ingram — Georgia

I am so very sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. Linda, was just a sweet and thoughtful person and I miss the times when we worked together. My thoughts and prayers go out to her entire family.

Laura Ingram, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Gene Roy — Georgia


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