Mary J. Jackson, 83, Centralia, MO passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, MO. She was born June 5, 1938, in Menard County, IL the daughter of the late Robert and Marie (Theilen) Thomson.
She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two daughters Janet brown and her husband Doug of Centralia, MO and Jill Jackson of Columbia, MO; four sisters Catherine McGary, Ruth Heyen, Norma Severns, and Debra Peters and her husband Dean all of Petersburg, IL; two grandchildren Hunter Trippensee and Jaylynn Brown; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many dear friends.
Mary first worked for Menard Service in Petersburg, IL, Massey-Ferguson in Springfield, Il, Federated Funeral Directors in Springfield, IL, several other places in Springfield, IL and finally at the Kiddie Korner in Centralia, MO. She was a member of Friendship Christian Church where she led women’s bible study and enjoyed reading, jig-saw puzzles and bird watching.
A celebration of life will be 11:00 am Saturday, June 11, 2022, at the Friendship Christian Church near Centralia, MO. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at the Friendship Christian Church near Centralia, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship Christian Church, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at www/oliverfuneralhome.net