MARY JACKSON Mt. Sterling, Illinois: Mary Jackson age 76 a resident of Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Mt. Sterling and formerly of Versailles passed away at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2005 at the nursing home. She was born December 25, 1928 in Plainville, Illinois the daughter of Thomas Leonard and Mary Ellen Shepherd Brown. She married Nicholas E. Jackson on May 14, 1960 in Rushville, Illinois and he preceded her in death on November 27, 1997. Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker. Survivors include 4 sons Sam Jackson and his wife Shirley and Gilbert Jackson all of Kewanee, Illinois, James Jackson and his wife Sarah of Versailles and Nicholas Jackson and his companion Charlotte of Jacksonville, Illinois. 5 daughters Norma Dyer and her husband Richard of Pittsfield, Illinois, Hazel Fengle of Virginia, Illinois, Coralene Lashbrook and her husband Fred of Rushville, Illinois and Irma Bramhall and Charlotte Joy both of California. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents, 4 sons Roland, Frank, Edward and Jerry Jackson, 2 daughters Betty Dober and Alice Click, 1 sister and 3 brothers. Cremation will be accorded and graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2005 in the Versailles West Side Cemetery with Rev. Lee Reffett officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice or the Heritage Manor Nursing Home Activity Fund. Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfh.com. The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.
Cindi ( Smith) Morris