Shirley N. Jackson
January 30, 1923 ‒ February 03, 2021
Formerly of Kearny, New Jersey
Shirley N. JACKSON, Age 98 of Delaware, Ohio passed away at Willow Brook Christian Village in Delaware in the company of her family Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
She was born on January 30, 1923, in Kearny, New Jersey to the late Lester J. and Edith (Turnbull) Newill.
She is survived by son Todd J. (Jyl Harrington) Jackson, daughter Lauren J. (Kent) Eastham, granddaughters Eryn Jackson (Keith Hamilton), Rachel Jackson-Roth (Andrew Roth), grandsons Graham Eastham (Erin Meyer) and Cooper Eastham (Elise Conklin), great-grandchildren Bryn and William Hamilton, and brother Lester T. (Vivian) Newill.
Shirley was also preceded in death by her husband of 66 years James R. Jackson in 2017 and brother Richard Newill.
Mrs. Jackson graduated from Kearny High School, Kearny, New Jersey and was employed 22 years by the Prudential Insurance Company of America as a life underwriter and pension administrator. She then served as Vice President of Total Conference Planning, Inc. and J.R.J. Associates, Inc.
A former Girl Scout and Cub Scout Leader, she was a Sunday School teacher as well as a Deacon in the First Presbyterian Church of Maplewood and Bordentown, New Jersey. She was past president of the Residents Advisory Council of Willow Brook Christian Village and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Delaware, Ohio. She was also a volunteer for many years with the American Red Cross and a member of the Irving Club.
The family would like to thank the incredible and loving staff of the Centrum at Willow Brook Christian Village for their dedicated care for Shirley, especially during this difficult pandemic period. We would also like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice for their wonderful care and support.
Services will be observed privately by her family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Willow Brook Employee Christmas Fund, 100 Willow Brook Way S., Delaware, Ohio 43015; or Heartland Hospice, 685 Delaware Ave., S. 300, Marion, Ohio 43302; or Delaware First Presbyterian Church, 73 W. Winter St., Delaware, Ohio 43015.
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