Rita “Kay” Jackson, 65, passed away on Wednesday, October 07, 2020 after a long courageous battle with cancer at her residence in Lovington, New Mexico surrounded by her loving family. Kay was born on April 27, 1955 in Artesia, New Mexico to Charlie and Allene Clayton. Kay was employed for over 30 years as a nurse and served the Hobbs and Lovington area until her retirement in 2018 from the Lovington Good Samaritan. Kay was an avid animal lover, quilter, and enjoyed travelling with her family. Kay was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Bill Jackson. She will be missed by all who knew her. Left to cherish her memory are her daughters: Donna Porter and husband Kurt of Lovington and Sandra O’Connor and husband Jim of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandsons: Cody and Cole Porter; and sister, Marsha McArthur and husband Guy of Artesia.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, October 12, 2020 at Church of Christ in Lovington with Pastor David Stewart to officiate. Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Pallbearers to serve will be Cody Porter, Cole Porter, Kurt Porter, Jim O’Connor, Tim McArthur, and Guy McArthur. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to Light of Lea County, PO Box 5035, Hobbs NM 88241. Please be aware that facial masks and social distancing are required. Online condolences may be made at www.griffinfuneralhomehobbs.com
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