Graveside services for Anna Mae Jackson, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2013, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jackson died at 8:50p.m., Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at West Vue Nursing Center.
She was born June 23, 1923, at Manila, Arkansas, to Jake and Victoria Robbins Rice. On December 23, 1939, she was married at Blytheville, Arkansas, to Dewey Odell Jackson, who preceded her in death on June 28, 1995. She loved to cook and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Jackson had been a member of the United Freewill Baptist Church for several years.
She is survived by her five children, Phyllis Smith, husband, George, Caraway, Arkansas, Linda Wiley, West Plains, Missouri, Michael Jackson, wife, Wanda, West Plains, Missouri, Judy McFadden, husband, Ronnie, Memphis, Tennessee and Robert Jackson, wife, Brenda, West Plains, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, four brothers and three sisters, precede her in death.
Mrs. Jackson will lie in state from 2:00 p.m., Thursday until Noon Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.