Janet L. Covrett Jackson
September 27, 1930 ‒ January 25, 2017
Janet L. Covrett Jackson, age 86 of Delaware passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in the hospice room at Grady Memorial Hospital while surrounded by her family.
She was born on September 27, 1930 in Delaware to the late Arthur L. and Florence E. (Johnston) Covrett. Janet graduated from Hyatts High School in 1948. Before retiring Janet worked as an assembler at Sunray Stove and as a cook with L&K Restaurant and the Bus Station.
An avid bowler and bingo player in her younger years, Janet was also a fan of Elvis Presley and John Wayne. She attended Scioto Valley Christian Union and was a mother to many more than her own. Most passionate about family and especially her grandchildren, over the years she attended many of their sports events. Janet cared deeply about everyone. Considered the matriarch of her family she treasured family reunions and organizing them. She will be remembered for her big heart, caring ways, and love of family.
Those left to cherish her memory include her children: Bruce (Sherri) Covrett, Richard (Cindy) Mason, Marcella Carll, Rochelle (Dwayne) Horsley all of Delaware; 13 grandchildren: Steven, Julie, Tess, Brandon, Devan, Shakayla, Destin, Jennifer, Shawn, Christina, Cassy, Cindy, Courtney, numerous great-grandchildren, brother Norman (Phyllis) Covrett of Delaware, and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her husband Charles W. Jackson and siblings: Marguerite Benedict, Carol Pharris, Sandra Covrett, Mildred Levings, Delores Kroninger, Russell, Harold, and Melvin Covrett.
Friends may call from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr. (formerly 1510 W. William St.) Delaware where services will follow at 2:00 p.m. Burial will take place after the services in Oller Cemetery near the other members of her family.
Following the services her family will host a luncheon in the Snyder-Rodman Community Room.
Contributions can be made to the Scioto Valley Christian Union Church.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com