Lillie M. Jackson, 86, Wabash, died 3:34 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born Jan. 17, 1935, in Middle Creek, Ky., to Lonnie and Fanny (Wallen)Robinson.
Lillie married Kelly B. Jackson in Liberty Mills, June 11, 1955; he died July 12, 2021. She worked at Eaton Controls in North Manchester, retiring after 30 years. Lillie enjoyed gardening, going out to eat, and watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune on television.
She is survived by her daughter, Lynna Bishop of North Manchester: two grandsons, Thomas (Patricia) Bishop of North Manchester; and Joseph (Ginger) Bishop of Indianapolis; seven great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; sisters and brother: Eva Jean Black of Valparaiso; Jessie (Jack) Sellers of Pierceton; Janie (Lynn) Wheeler of Warsaw; Frankie Vanderpool of Wabash; Lucy (Max) Geyer of Huntington; Barb (Charlie) Stackhouse of Laketon; and Robert (Sheryl) Robinson of North Manchester. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and three sisters.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Friday, July 16, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester. Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Alzheimer’s Association.