Jill Anne King, 57, of Ridgecrest, CA, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023, in Bakersfield, CA following a lengthy battle with breast cancer and most recently sarcoma.
She was born on September 11, 1965, in Ridgecrest, to John Brooks Talley, Jr, and Joanne Covert.
Jill loved to go look for painted rocks around town, and loved nature and roses. She especially enjoyed going on adventures with her friends Mike and Sheila. She loved hiking and swimming. Jill also loved her two little dogs.
In addition, Jill was an amazing cook and was very creative and great at drawing.
She will be remembered as an amazing mother, daughter, sister and friend. Her children looked up to her every day describing her to be selfless, caring, a strong fighter and a warrior.
Jill is survived by: Mother: Ilo Joanne Covert of RidgecrestDaughter: Kaira Anne Blackman of Ridgecrest Son: Jacob Brooks Talley of Texas Son: Michael King Jr and wife Sandi of Ridgecrest Sister: Jean Marie Scott of Cayucos, CABrother: John Brooks Talley III and wife, Penney of Ridgecrest Sister: Janice Faye McCarley and husband, Larry of Ridgecrest 5 grandchildren (Olivia, Mark, Averi, Norah and Lawson)