Elaina Kay Repama-Jackson, 26, of Coolidge, died February 10, 2023, in Casa Grande. She was born April 2, 1996, in Phoenix to Maynard D. Jackson and Antonia Repama. Elaina, known to her family as “Big Bear” had a contagious laugh and was always smiling. She had the deepest dimples, gave the best hugs and always made sure you got one. She was very caring and loving and always wanted to help others. She loved her nieces and nephews very much. Her joyous and beautiful soul will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her mother Antonia Repama, her parents Maynard and LaRue Jackson, her siblings Jasmine Johnson, Marcus Jackson, Arial Begay-Smith, Hosteen Smith and Dawnee Begay and many nieces and nephews.