Veronica L. Jackson

December 15, 1941 ‒ September 21, 2016

Galion, Ohio

Veronica L. Jackson, 74 of Galion went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday morning, September 21, 2016 lovingly surrounded by her family.

She was born December 15, 1941 in Ashland, Kentucky and was the daughter of Everett and Mary (Tackett) Kouns. Veronica is survived by her husband of 51 years, James L. Jackson who she married on June 4, 1965.

She was a graduate of Russell High School in Russell, Kentucky and had worked locally at Wendy’s Restaurant in Galion. Veronica was a member of the Unity Freewill Baptist Church in Galion. She enjoyed crocheting, playing Euchre and was a member of the “The Card Club.”

Veronica is also survived by daughters Mary (Rob Huffine) Bentley of Marengo and Jamie King of Marion; grandchildren Tyler and Nathan Bentley, Ashley Huffine and Aaron King; brother Tom (Caren) Kouns of Galion and a nephew Tommy Kouns of Galion.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Teresa Renee Hay.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 23 with Pastor Dave Bates officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harvest Child Care Ministries at Unity Freewill Baptist in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Veronica Jackson, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • The angels looked down from heaven one night
    They searched for miles afar,
    And deep within the distance
    They could see a shining star.

    They knew that very instant
    That the star was theirs to gain,
    So they took you up to heaven
    Forever to remain.

    Look down on us from heaven
    Keep us free from hurt and pain,
    You’ll always be within my heart
    Until we meet again.

    Source: http://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poem/beautiful-poem-for-the-death-of-a-friend-shining-star

  • To the Family of Veronica Jackson, i’m so saddened by the passing of such a wonderful soul,she will be greatly missed and i am greatful for the time we spent together all my prayers to you all for strength and comfort as you go through this difficult time.Lloyd and Rhonda Slone!

  • To the Jackson Family:
    So sad to hear of your loss! What a wonderful Lady! God gave her so many gifts and we were the ones blessed to have her touch our lives and our hearts!! To Jim, Mary and Jammie our love and prayers are with you always!!
    Till we all meet again!!!!
    Love, Tim and Becky Ditmars

  • To the family of Veronica: Sending our love, thoughts and prayers to you all at this difficult time. Veronica was such an amazing loving women who will be missed by all. I will always remember her beautiful smile and quick laugh she shared so easily. God Bless !!! Love , Joanne , Michael Price and family

  • all my prayers to you all for strength and comfort as you go through this difficult time Jack Beth and Grace

  • Jim and family, so sorry for your loss. Veronica was a special lady who will be missed by all. Bob and I are praying for all of you. May you take comfort in knowing you will see her again someday.

  • We are saddened by the loss of your loved one. Please send our love and deepest sympathies to your entire family…..we are keeping you in our prayers…

  • Jim, Mary, and Jamie……I was so sad to hear of Veronica’s passing. She has always treated me kindly and most of the time we parted with a good laugh. My thoughts and prayers are with you all……..

  • I’m so sorry to hear this. I’m praying for peace and comfort for the family. Strength in knowing that some day we might see her in heaven. May God’s will be accomplished through her life and her going home ceremony. Veronika was such a beautiful woman, she will be greatly missed

  • Mary and family
    I am so sorry to hear about your mother. It’s a very difficult part of life! Share your memories. She is watching over you now. My thoughts and prayers for you.

  • Ann and I wish to express our condolences to Jim and family on the death of Veronica. She fought a courageous battle, had a good life, and now is receiving her eternal reward. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim and family. God bless you Jim.

  • Jim,
    We just found out about Veronica’s passing. We are so sorry about your loss. She was a very kind and compassionate lady. Her bright smile was always a joy to see at Wendy’s. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Ty and Caryl Huggins