Sara Lou Lightfoot

Sara Lou Lightfoot, 92, of DeRidder, LA (formerly of Yucca Valley, CA), passed from this life on Monday, April 17, 2017.


Those left to cherish her memory are her son, William Lightfoot of DeRidder, LA; daughter and son-in-law Claudia and Kenneth Doyle of DeRidder, LA; Nieces and Nephews, Barre and Patti Taylor of Anza, CA; Dan and Tina Meyer of Long Beach, CA; Lector and Carolyn Orrick of Cypress, CA; Jim and Marilyn Stratton of Flagstaff, AZ, and many more great nieces and nephews, family and friends. Sara was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Claude Lightfoot; Sisters Mary Taylor and Margaret White; father and mother Joseph and Edna Strader.


Sara was the last surviving member of her family and Presbyterian by faith. She loved her family and was always there to help them when she could and loved people.  She enjoyed baking and was an exceptional person and mother.  She was an avid bowler for over 60 years and loved going to Laughlin, Nevada. During WWII, she was a Rosie-the-Riveter and is a member of the American Rosie the Riveter Association.  She riveted the wings on the B-17 airplanes at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, CA. She will forever be cherished and remembered in our hearts. Rest in peace mom, you deserve it.

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