October 18, 1931 – October 20, 2010
BETTY JONES JACKSON Betty Jones Jackson, 79, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Little River/Academy Texas. She was born on October 18, 1931 in Bartlett, Texas to Alice Dillard Jones and D.L. Jones, Jr. Betty attended school in Bartlett, after graduation she attended Temple Junior College and a business college in Austin. Betty worked beside her husband, operating a service station until his death in 1972. In 1992 she retired from the VA Medical Center in Temple, where she had served as a medical secretary. Betty was devoted to her family and served actively in her church. Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Alice Dillard Jones and D.L. Jones, Jr.; husband, Ralph H. Jackson and a son, Gary Jackson. She is survived by a daughter, Lisa Marek of Temple, TX; a sister Billie Compton and husband, Bill of Alabama; grandchildren, Brandi Richey and Kyle Marek; great-grandchildren, Madison, Julian and Caleb Richey ; three nephews, five great nephews and one great niece. Visitation will be Saturday, October 23, 2010 at Taylor’s Valley Baptist Church , Temple beginning at 1:30 pm. A Celebration of Life service will begin at 2:30 pm. Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Taylor’s Valley Baptist Church Building Fund. Funeral arrangements made by Goodnight Funeral Home, Bartlett, Texas.
- Funeral Service Saturday, October 23, 2010
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October 29, 2010
My dear sister, I miss you so much. I want to pick up the phone and chat with you, as we've done so many times. Now you are knowing the greatest joy and peace and contentment imaginable. You have been a great blessing to me. I love you.
Goodnight Funeral Home
October 21, 2010
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time