Obituary and Service Information for Margaret J. "Marge" Jackson

Jackson, Margaret J. "Marge"

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2009
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Friday, July 24, 2009
Time: 10:00 am

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Fredericktown, MO

DeSoto Christian Church

Mrs. Margaret J. "Marge" Jackson of DeSoto passed away at Fountainbleau Nursing Center on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at the age of 80 years, 10 months, and 19 days. She was born August 29, 1928 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri; she was the daughter of the late Martin H. and Gertrude (nee Bescheinen) Whalen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Burton Jackson.

Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker and a member of the DeSoto Christian Church.

She is survived by her son Michael Stephen Jackson and his wife Mary-Akins Jackson of Freeburg, Illinois, two daughters: Donna (Michael) Tolentino, DeSoto and Paula (Les) Dierkes of Swansea, Illinois; one sister, Agnes (Paul) Cagle of Salina, Oklahoma; one brother Charles (Shirley) Whalen of Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and 10 grandchildren: Mathias (Emma) Jackson, Martina Jackson, Maria Mears Sandoval, Heather (Keith) Ferrante, Gabriel Tolentino, Ian (Tera) Tolentino, Malia (Matt) Brown, Chad Dierkes, Alex Dierkes (Maggie Dean) and Drew Dierkes; and 5 great-grandchildren: Maci and Micah Ferrante, Jason Pruitte, Ethan and Merissa Tolentino and many nieces and nephews; and special friends: Betty Acup and all members of DeSoto Christian Church. She was also preceded in death by a grandchild, Mahriah Edith Jackson, five brothers: James, Joseph, Lawrence, Raymond and John Whalen and two sisters: Marie Kearbey and Irene Cagle.

Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Ron Follmer.


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