Madison Kate Lockaby of Tahoka passed away on Monday, April 6, 2015, at the age of 19. She was born Nov. 29, 1995, in Lubbock to Todd and Kristi (Crooks) Lockaby. Madi was a sapphire, anywhere she went she lit up the room. She celebrated life to the fullest and enjoyed family, friends, music and her agricultural heritage. Madi graduated from Tahoka High School in 2014 where she was involved in many activities. Upon graduation, she attended Texas Tech University where she majored in Animal Science and was an active member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She was also a member of South Plains Church of Christ. Those left to cherish her laughter, fun-loving spirit, and sweet memory are her loving parents, Todd and Kristi of Tahoka; sister, Morgan Lockaby of Lubbock; brother, Brit Lockaby of Tahoka; grandparents, Don and Glenna Crooks of Tulia and Dan and Eddie Lockaby of Tahoka; great-grandmother, Dorothy Tullis of Lubbock as well as many four aunts, four uncles, 12 cousins, and too many friends to count. Family will receive friends from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Combest Family Funeral Homes, Tahoka. Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2015, at South Plains Church of Christ, Lubbock with interment to follow at Nevels Memorial Cemetery in Tahoka. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Texas Tech Foundation in memory of Madison Kate Lockaby. Please celebrate the life of Madi by visiting