Ruth LouVayne Arrington McKay, 102, of Farmington, passed away Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, in Farmington. She was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Farmington to John Arrington and Winifred Jarvis.
LoVayne graduated from Gallup High School. She worked at Citizens Bank and was a member of DAR. LaVayne’s hobbies were genealogy, working in her yard, bowling, playing bridge, crafts and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Burton McKay; son, Larry Mckay; parents, John and Winifred Arrington; brothers, Reid Arrington and Bervil Arrington; sisters, Constance Helms and Maxine Odom; and son-in-law, Bob Baysinger. She is survived by her daughter, Patty Baysinger and her beloved dog Abby; grandchildren, Randy (Staci) Baysinger, Debbie (Marc Clark) Hodges, Tony (Selena) McKay, Jeff (Kim) McKay and Steven (Danetia) McKay; great-grandchildren, Brian (Karolina) Hodges, Becky (Justin) Baker, Shayla Baysinger, Tasha (Rusty) Heady, Chris (Mickie) McKay, Aaron McKay, Mark Knight, Amanda Knight, Amber McKay and Devon McKay; great-great-grandchildren, Julia Hodges, Ben Hodges, Emily Hodges, Owen Baker, Baylee Knight, Adella Knight, Caleb Heady, Kylee Heady, Caiden Heady, Annthenee Heady, Tricia Heady, Kabrea Heady, Naniele Heady, Ceiyan Heady, Cyler Heady, Kesslyn Heady, Courtney McKay and Selena McKay.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4 at Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, 1606 N. Dustin Ave. in Farmington. Ruth’s care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, 505-325-8688. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at serenityandcompany.com.
Published in Farmington Daily Times from Dec. 30, 2016 to Jan. 8, 2017