Jerry Nye Houghton
Jerry Nye Houghton Birth 05 JUL 1938 Culver, Marshall County, Indiana/Arvada, Colo, Death 31 MAY 2009
Pahrump, Nev. married Lilliam "Lil" Jones died 1985 (FOr more on ancestery see
Jerry Houghton May 31 2009 - Pahrump, Nev. - Jerry Nye Houghton, 70, of Pahrump, Nev., formerly of Culver ,
died at his home early Sunday morning, May 31, after a fiver-year battle with prostate cancer.
For many years, Jerry was the owner of Manor Market on East Shore Drive in Culver , along with his wife,
Lillian Jones, who preceded him in death in 1985. The store and apartments were destroyed in a fire.
Jerry was a 13-year resident of ahrump and will be cremated and scattered there by his wife Janet.
One of eight children, Jerry is survived by his brother Fred (Ann) of Cedar Edge, Colo., and his sister Roxie (Guy) Talbot of
Thornton, Colo. He is also survived by nine nieces and nephews; one niece and one nephew preceded him in death. -
Thursday, 4 Jun. 2009 Culver Citizen
Jerry Nye Houghton went home to be with the Lord May 31, 2009.
Born July 5, 1938, in Arvada, Colo., he was a 13-year resident of Pahrump and was well known for his artistic talent in
the use of rock and stone in building.
His masterpieces can be seen around Pahrump Valley and Las Vegas, his hometown of Golden, Colo., and will serve as a
legacy to him for many years to come.
He served in the U.S. Army at White Sands Missle Base and worked several years at the Nevada Test Site.
Jerry is survived by his longtime friend Janet Harvey; his "adopted" daughters Kathleen Harvey and Linda (Darrin) Tuck of
Pahrump; granddaughter Amanda (Chesmore); great-granddaughters Kayleigh and Arianna Tucker of Wichita, Kan.; brother
Fred (Ann); sister Roxie (Guy) Talbot of Colorado and many friends and family who loved him and will remember him for his
keen ability to find humor in any situation and enjoying every day he was given.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 18 years, Lillian; sisters Sallie Bird and Mary Lou Houghton and brothers Jack and Tom.
A private memorial service will be held later in the summer.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Nathan Adelson Hospice.
"We will miss you Jerry and know that you are resting in peace." (05/31/2009) - Tuesday, June 16, 2009 Pahrump Valley Times.com