Jaylee Hightower

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Jaylee Hightower passed away Monday, May 28, 2018. We will gather for fellowship and remembrance from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2018, at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Family and friends will gather to celebrate her life of 57 years on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Lake Ridge Chapel. 

Jaylee was born on September 16, 1960, to Kenneth and Jay Springer McClanahan in Spur, Texas. On November 17, 1990, Jaylee married the love of her life, Paul Hightower at Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas. She was employed as an accountant for Ron Fleming and Children’s Hope for many years.

She cherished her family and loved spending time with them. Jaylee especially loved being a “Mimi.” She was a very loving and giving person and will be missed by all that knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Paul A. Hightower; children, Eddie Hightower; and Krysta Hurt and husband, Samuel; grandchildren, Cory Hegdal; and Celia Grace Hurt; siblings, Kathy Snelson and husband, Larry; brother, Glenn McClanahan; nephew, Tyler Snelson; and niece, Kendra Snelson. She is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth Olin and Jay Carolyn McClanahan.




Memorial contributions are welcome, and the family suggests, American Heart Association, 2514 82nd Street, Lubbock, Texas 79424.


4 thoughts on “Jaylee Hightower”

  1. Denise Holcombe

    Kathy & Family,

    There are no words that make the sadness go away.
    Cherish Jaylee’s memories as they last til you meet again.

    God will give you the strength to move forward.


    Denise Holcombe

  2. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Jaylee. No more struggles, no more illness for her. She is safe once again in the arms of her parents. My condolences to each of you that are left to mourn this big loss in your family. May God’s peace keep you.

  3. Dink Higginbotham

    I am so sorry for her husband , kids, grandkids , sister & family , for her brother . Jaylee was truly a kind, loving lady …I have know her & her family for years , she will be missed terribly , Heaven got a real Sweetie …May God Comfort & give Peace to you all ….

  4. My heart and prayers are with you. I loved Jaylee, she was so special to so many. Love to all the family.

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