Juanita Jackson

Last Updated on December 26, 2016 by cassnetwork

Juanita Jackson, 94, of Logansport, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Monday, December 26, 2016, in her son’s home, following a brief illness.

Born October 25, 1922, in Logansport, she was the daughter of the late Don and Jennie (Murden) Callender.

On February 23, 1940, she was married to Richard F. Jackson Sr., who preceded her in death in 1986.

Juanita was a graduate of Logansport High School. She relished her role as a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She volunteered many years with the Tipton Elementary School PTA and as a den mother with scouting when her children were young.

A lifelong member of the Ninth Street/River of Life Christian Church, Juanita had been a deaconess, was active in the Christian Women’s Fellowship and helped with Vacation Bible School. Juanita was also a member of the Cass County Extension Homemakers and the Elkettes. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and was a loyal Cubs fan.

Surviving are five children: Richard (Kathy) Jackson, Jr. of Logansport, Bill (Rose) Jackson of California, Julie (Garry) Williams of Royal Center, Jim Jackson, of Logansport and Paul (Courtney) Jackson of New York; one sister, Marge Hosier of Lafayette; one sister-in-law Rosanna Markley of Logansport; eleven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Bud (Martha) Callender and Jim Callender; and one daughter-in-law, Shirley Jackson.

A funeral service celebrating the life of Juanita Jackson will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, in Fisher Funeral Chapel.

Friends will be received from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday prior to the service..

Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery

You may share condolences and view Juanita’s video tribute at www.fisherfuneralchapel.com