Thelma Jackson, 85

Thelma Jackson, 85, North Manchester, died at 11:22 pm. Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Warsaw.

She was born March 11, 1930, in Magoffin County, Ky., a daughter of Frank and Ella Mae (Wireman) Shepherd.

She married Junior S. Jackson on July 8, 1950. He died Jan. 19, 2015.

She is survived by a son, Henry “Hank” (Marcia) Jackson, Roann; daughters Sharlene (Bob) Lewis, North Webster, Nadene Honeycutt, Kentucky, Julene (Craig) Latham, North Manchester, Louella (Alan) Earl, Argos; brothers Joe Shepherd, Silver Lake, and Jeff (Vicki) Shepherd, North Webster; sisters Ocie Shumaker, Akron, Cynthia Harmon, Wabash, and Avenell (Gary) Smith, Akron; 18 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, six brothers, two sisters, a grandchild and her parents.

Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker and retired from United Technologies, North Manchester, after 33 years of service.

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Lakeview Cemetery, Silver Lake. Pastor Dave Cox will officiate.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 West, North Manchester.

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Posted on 2015 Oct 20