Katherine L. Jackson, age 52 of Edinboro, PA died Friday morning, January 13, 2012 at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA after a brief illness. Born in Cortland, NY on January 4, 1960, she was a daughter of James E. Lockyer of Homer, NY and Dorothy Sickler Beach of Little York, NY.

ImageKathy resided with two of her daughters in Edinboro for the past several years and previously had lived in Rio Rancho, NM, Woodbridge, VA, and New York state. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse formerly working at the Edinboro Medical Center and currently working at Dr. Erika Nornhold’s Practice in Erie.

Many would describe Kathy as honest, sincere, tender-hearted, loyal, and a good friend who was always willing to help others. She loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and pursued her relationship with Him through small group Bible studies, womens’ ministries, and worship, all with her church family at McLane Church in Edinboro.

Kathy had many interests including collecting lighthouses and country dancing, and she was a fan of Kenny Chesney.

Kathy is survived by her daughters, all of whom she loved very much– Kaitlyn (Andy) Bullerwell, and Kirsten and Kara Jackson; her parents– James E. (Lana) Lockyer and Dorothy Beach; a granddaughter– Olivia Bullerwell; a sister– Cindy Delano; her brothers– James A. (Laurie) Lockyer, David B. (Linda) Beach, and Joseph J. (Claudia), James A., and Thomas E. (Mindy) Natale; a close friend–Roger Kightlinger; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are Sunday afternoon, January 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm at McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Road, Edinboro, PA. Rev. Brian Kelly will officiate. Interment and graveside service will be in West Homer Hill Cemetery, Homer, NY.

The family requests that memorials be made to McLane Church.