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Obituary

Jayne Kristen Little

DATE OF DEATH:Saturday, September 17, 2016AGE:  35

Jayne "Jaynie" Kristen Little 

In the early morning of September 17, 2016, Jaynie passed away in Hollister, CA of natural causes while surrounded by family. Jaynie was 35 years old. 

Jaynie was born in Sacramento on September 1, 1981 and is the 2nd child of Jim and Pam Little.

Jaynie graduated from San Benito High School in 1999. She loved playing softball and played in high school , college and rec league. She graduated from Cal State University Monterey Bay with a degree in Business Administration with a focus on International Business and Marketing.

Jaynie's work ethic was admirable. Whether it was stepping up to babysit many friends' children or as Office/Regional Manager for Royal Park Management, she committed herself to her work and her career. She leaves behind many associates and customers at Rijk Zwaan, a produce seed company in Salinas. As Logistical Crop Coordinator she was able to live her dreams of travel around the world when occasionally working at their offices and greenhouses in Holland and Canada as well as visiting many places throughout North America. She loved traveling with family and friends and welcomed new adventures. Jaynie was the best guest as she was full of life, always wore a smile and had a great time with whatever she was doing.

Not only will Jaynie be missed by her family and friends, but also the community as Jaynie was the first person to volunteer with enthusiasm to help with any project or situation. Her "get'er done" personality benefited many local organizations. Her free time was spent playing softball, coaching Little League and softball, helping her dad with projects, and sharing special moments with friends. She cherished relaxing at her family's cabin in Truckee. 

Jaynie served as treasurer of the Central Coast Young Farmers and Ranchers. She was a volunteer and presenter for both the Monterey and San Benito County Farm Days. Jaynie was a Director for the San Benito Saddle Horse Show and Rodeo, Chair of the San Benito County Junior Rodeo, Past-President of the Bolado Charity Rodeo, Equipment Chair and Assistant Coach for Hollister Heat, and a Coach for Hollister Little League. 

Jaynie is preceded in death by her grandparents, Norman & Florence Little, Les Bugbee and her faithful dog, Chevy. 

Jaynie is survived by her parents, Jim and Pam Little; sister Kelly and brother-in-law Gary Andrade; nephew and niece Zane and Rya Andrade; grandmother Sheila Romero and many aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her dearly. "Auntie Jaynie" will be missed dearly by many loving friends and their children. 

Please come to honor, distinguish and celebrate the Life of Jaynie K. Little on October 8th from 12-4pm at Bolado Park (9000 Airline Hwy.), Tres Pinos, CA. Food, beverages and special moments will be shared by the many whose lives she's touched. 

In Lieu of flowers, you may contribute to the Jaynie K. Little Memorial Fund administered through the Community Foundation of San Benito County at (831) 630-1924.