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Rhonda Jackson

November 9, 1957 — June 2, 2023


Rhonda Gaye Jackson (Scott), 65, of Odessa, was home surrounded by her family as she left this world to be with Jesus on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home chapel in Odessa, TX. There will not be a public viewing.

Rhonda was born to Arlyn and Mary Elizabeth Scott on November 9, 1957, in Odessa, TX. She graduated from Crowley High School in Crowley, LA in 1976 and attended Odessa College. She married Audie Jackson in June of 1979, with their 44th wedding anniversary being this June the 23rd. She worked at the University of Texas Permian Basin for 28 years in the accounting office with several duties, but her favorite was being the liaison for special agencies working with veterans, commission for the blind, hearing impaired, etc. which she loved. She was a faithful woman to the Lord and loved many friends and family throughout her life. She was a beautiful person both inside and out. She adored her three girls, her daughter and two granddaughters, it was her life’s work to spoil them endlessly and often. She was proud to speak of them to her friends and family and knew how much they loved and adored her as well. She enjoyed crocheting, telling stories, spending nights with her girls, watching and buying from QVC and doing crafts. She will be missed beyond words by those who knew and loved her. Though, they know she received her healing from the Lord and can walk and breathe easily with those in Heaven.

Rhonda is preceded in death by her father, Arlyn Scott; her mother, Mary Beth Montgomery; and maternal and paternal grandparents.

She is survived by her doting husband, Audie of Midland; daughter, Amber Hannifin and husband Dan Hannifin of Midland; her little brother, Darryl Scott of Joshua, TX; and two precious granddaughters, Allie Mitchell and Sarah Jackson-Hannifin both of Midland.

Pallbearers will be Ray Apodaca, Dan Hannifin, Allen Jackson, Gordon Jackson, Allie Mitchell, Les Montgomery, and Howard Patterson.

Our family would like to thank Dr. William Bracamonte at Midland Memorial for his compassion and medical care of Mom. Jesus, her CNA at Midland Memorial and to Christelle, her CNA at MCH LTAC hospital in Odessa, who both made Mom feel cared for and were extremely compassionate and comforting towards Mom and the family. Both the family and Mom feel the world towards these individuals and their dedication towards their patients as human beings. Lastly, thank you to the Interim Hospice Care team who made sure she was comfortable and peaceful on her way home. Our family appreciates all the phone calls, texts, prayers and meals from family & friends.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rhonda Jackson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home

, Odessa, TX 79762

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