Ruth Mildred Jackson, nee Jarvis, 92, of Waterloo, IL, died March 12, 2017, at her residence, in Waterloo, IL. She was born June 9, 1924, in Stoney Point, MO.
She is survived by her husband Earl Jackson of 75 years; 4 children Joyce (Jim) Tripp of Linn Creek, MO; Kenneth (Isabell) Jackson of Waterloo, IL; Dennis (Paula) Jackson of Highland, IL; & Don Jackson of Midway, AR; 7 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; 14 step great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; nieces; & nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents Jessie & Essie (nee Vinyard) Jarvis; daughters-in-law Donna Jackson, & Debbie Jackson; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters.
Ruth was retired from Meyer Brothers Drug Co. after 30 years of working. She was better known as a good mother, grandmother, and friend. She was of Baptist faith.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Hospice of Southern Illinois or Donor's Choice
4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Thursday
11 AM Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Larry Lovvorn & Pastor David Eckstadt officiating
Interment at Deer Hill Cemetery in Waterloo, IL