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Evelyn Jackson

Graveside services for Evelyn Jackson, 68, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Jackson passed away at 5:57 p.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Ozarks Medical Center.


She was born December 11, 1948, at Fairbanks, Louisiana, to Fort Melvin Lightsey and Mary Jane Slack Lightsey.  On January 18, 1970, she was married at Bastrop, Louisiana, to Roger Dale Jackson, Sr., who preceded her in death on July 22, 2006.  Mrs. Jackson had worked at Wal-Mart and the West Plains Civic Center.  She was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Peace Valley, Missouri.


She is survived by four children, Roger Jackson, Jr., Louis Jackson and wife, Lee Anna, Michelle Pruiett and husband, Travis and Steven Jackson; four grandchildren, Trevor Jackson and wife, Breanna, Ashleigh Jackson, Hannah Jackson and Reid Pruiett; and several nieces and nephews.  Evelyn had nine brothers and sisters.


Her parents and husband preceded her in death.


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