Lois Jackson Obituary

Description: Lois Jackson Obituary...Our Heartfelt Condolences To Her Loved Ones...

Published: 08/08/2021
Byline: Hart

Lois Jackson

February 12, 1937 - August 1, 2021


Lois Darlene Jackson, 84, of Las Animas, CO, passed away Sunday, August 1st, at Bent County Healthcare Center.

Lois was born in La Junta, CO on February 12, 1937, a daughter of the late Zella Denise (Ulery) Wilder and Riley Judson Thomas.

She was married to Robert Lee Jackson, they were later divorced.

She was a member of the Higbee Women's Club.

Lois had an accident when she was young where the horse she was riding stumbled, fell and rolled over her. This left Lois in a coma for a month due to a head injury. Lois had to learn how to walk, talk and feed herself again. All this was the foundation for the woman she became and for her having an impact on many people throughout her life.

Lois demonstrated resilience, strength, love and kindness throughout her life. Lois loved everyone, seeing the good in everyone. Lois never met a stranger.

Lois was very proud of her children and grandchildren, bragging about them whenever she could. Lois also loved animals, having had many pets thought her life including a mountain lion Peaches and her pot bellied pig.

Her family remembers her as always being happy and sure to attend every family event or gathering where you would get one of her big, strong, tight hugs letting you feel her love for you. Lois was a protector of everyone she loved and it seems almost everyone had Lois as a baby-sitter. You couldn't get anything past Lois when she was babysitting.   Lois always had a little something for everyone making sure no-one was left out. She was always thinking of others often before she thought of herself. Lois always asked about everyone and their families and how they were doing. Lois would do everything she could for anyone in need. Lois was a rare gem in this world.

Thank you to her family that were the inspiration for this recollection of her life.

She is survived by:
Son Robert "Rusty", husband of Arlene Jackson, of Swink, CO;
Daughter Cindy, wife of Cory Fishell
Daughter Zella, wife of Max Goodman
Grandchild John R. Jackson
Grandchild Cody Goodman
Grandchild Jordon Goodman
Grandchild Sara Goodman
Grandchild Julius Fishell
Grandchild Aiden Fishell
Grandchild Xavier Fishell
Grandchild Zachary Fishell
Brother John, husband of Joni Thomas, of White Deer, TX;
Numerous Nieces, Nephews and cousins.

Lois was preceded in death by her Parents, Riley Thomas and Zella Wilder; Step-Father: Lee Wilder; infant son; sisters, Lowine Salzbrenner, Shirley Crocker, Linda Grant; brother, Riley Thomas; Ex-Husband: Robert Jackson

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, August 11th at First Christian Church in Rocky Ford, CO with Pastor John Dell officiating. Interment will be in the Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford, CO.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford - Ustick Funeral Home. Online Condolences may be sent to www.fordustick.com.

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