Laura Helton Killingsworth died Sunday, April 28, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 71 years, 5 months and 10 days. She was born November 18, 1947 in Embudo, New Mexico to Pat and Marie (Hembree) Rush. She married Jerry Helton on July 30, 1965 in Plainview, Texas.
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Laura was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry in 1987; her parents; three brothers, Donald Rush, Walter Rush and Gerald Rush; and one sister, Patsy Conklin.
Laura is survived by her three sons, Justin Helton and his wife, Pam of Muleshoe, Texas, Brad Helton and his wife, LeAnn of Muleshoe, Texas and Kelly Helton and Amanda Hale of Ruidoso, New Mexico; her sister, Marilyn Phillips of Wellington, Texas; her brother, Doug Rush of Wichita Falls, Texas; and ten grandchildren, Jaci Wright, Cole Helton, Lathen Helton, Korbin Helton, Haley Helton, Bella Helton, Kinelly Helton, Jet Helton, Alee Helton and Hudson Helton.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Muleshoe Meals on Wheels, 300 South 1st Street, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347 or the Onieta Wagnon Senior Citizens Center, PO Box 292, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347.