In Memory of

Janice

K

George

(Jameson)

Obituary for Janice K George (Jameson)

Janice “Kay” George was called home to her Heavenly Father on April 2, 2022.

Kay, “Katie”, “Mom”, or “Grammy” as she was most referred to, was born in Potomac, Illinois on January 5th, 1947 to Clyde and Doris Jameson. She grew up and graduated high school in the small town of Potomac, IL and always maintained lifelong friendships from her hometown. She married her husband Sid there in Potomac in 1973. The two met while she was his secretary at Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois and moved their family to Las Cruces where they opened their own business, “Flowers and Plants by George.”

Kay and Sid were lucky to have the most beautiful marriage and were undeniably the best of friends for the 48 years they were married. She had the deepest love for him and he took the most gentle care of her. Early on, the two spent much of their time playing cards with her family, camping, fishing, and raising their four kids. Later in life the two made memories traveling and loving on their grandkids. She could go anywhere and have a great time-she loved to sit on the beach, at a penny slot machine, on the back porch, or by a campfire in the mountains. She always looked forward to her evening beer at 6:00 and a glass of wine to follow.

Kay loved the outdoors and spent many camping trips fishing for trout at her favorite spots - Willow Creek and Lake Roberts. She loved to garden and watch her beautiful flowers bloom every year. If you were lucky enough to sit at the table and share a game of euchre or have a drink with her on the back porch, your life was truly touched by an Angel. She absolutely adored her grandkids and great grandkids and would proudly brag about them anytime she could (you know this if you were connected on Facebook!) Kay also loved her country music. She made many memories with her husband, daughters, and grandkids attending a variety of country concerts - she would dance and sing her heart out the whole night! She followed all her grandkids school activities and was sure to never miss a Bulldawg basketball game whether it was in the front row or streaming on her computer.

Kay had many friendships that she valued so deeply as she always saw the best in people. If she called you a friend, she really meant you were family, and was undoubtedly one of your biggest cheerleaders no matter what challenge you were facing. She always gave second chances and never held a grudge.

Kay fought a hard battle against cancer and spent her last week at Mesilla Valley Hospice where she was surrounded by her friends and family. On the day she passed, her husband reassured her that it was okay to close her eyes and rest; he asked that if that is what she wanted to open her eyes and look at him to let him know. She physically responded to him by opening her beautiful brown eyes and he knew that is just what she needed to hear. He gave her a dozen goodnight kisses and very shortly after the Angels received her request.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Doris Jameson. She is survived by her husband, Sid George; her brother Richard Jameson and his wife Diane; her daughters Gina Luckett-George and Amy Paul and her husband Bill; her step-sons Sidney and Mike George; her granddaughters Krystalynn and her wife Kimberly, Sydney, and Selia; her grandson Timmy; and her great grandkids Keith, Jordan, and Lorenzo.

The family will honor her request to be cremated and there will be no services.