Lois Jackson, 89, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at White Oak Health Campus in Monticello, IN on Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was born to the late William and Edith (Calvert) Riddle on November 4, 1929 in Spurgeon, IN.
Lois graduated from Fort Branch High School in 1948 and married William E. Jackson on July 1, 1950. She was a member of the Fort Branch Presbyterian Church where she was the Financial Secretary. Lois was also a member of Psi Iota Si Sorority and a Pink Lady Volunteer at Gibson General Hospital for 50 years. She was the secretary at Marlette School and then Fort Branch Community School for 30 years.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Goldie Rhinefort and Maxine Riddle and a brother, Robert Riddle.
She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Bill Jackson of Fort Branch, IN, children, Ed (Becky) Jackson of Monticello, IN, Alan Jackson of Madisonville, TN, and Sue (Gordon) Jackson Rains of Charlotte, NC; siblings, Martha Jean (Gene) Wheaton of Haubstadt, IN, Ruth (Stanley) Dearing of Fort Branch, IN, and John (Dorris) Riddle of Starkville, MS; grandchildren, Katherine Rains, Gordon Rains, Jonathan (Stefanie) Jennings, and Patrick (Maureen) Jennings; and great grandchildren, William and Lilian Jennings.
Services will be on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN with Reverend Corey Atkins and Pastor Jonathan Jennings officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until service time with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery to follow. Donations can be made to the Fort Branch Presbyterian Church.
First Presbyterian Church
212 W Locust St, Fort Branch IN 47648
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