Ruth Irene Jackson

January 28, 1927 ‒ May 04, 2009

Delaware, Ohio

Ruth Irene Jackson, 82, of Delaware passed away Thursday, May 7th at Ashley Manor. She was born in Delaware, Ohio, to Harry and Edna (Bowen) Zimmerman. She attended Elm Valley High School in Ashley. Church was a major part of her life; she was a founding member of the Eastside Mission Church. She enjoyed horses, gardening and the outdoors. She is survived by a daughter, Kathy (Kim) Rowlands of Ashley; 2 sons, Richard (Cathy) Jackson of Ashley and Gene Jackson of Delaware; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; 3 sisters: Lucille Carroll of Marion, Betty Decker of Ashley, and Gertrude Thatcher of Marion; and a nephew Mick Landon of Marion. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edgar Jackson, and grandchild Robbie Rowlands. The family will observe a private funeral service under the direction of Rodman Neeper Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ashley Manor (445 Ashley Rd, Ashley OH, 43003) or to Odyssey Hospice (540 Office Center Pl, Suite 100, Gahanna OH, 43230). Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.