Funeral services for Mary H. Jackson, age 78 of County Route 10, DePeyster, will be held Saturday (July 20, 2013) at 11:00 a.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Jones officiating. Burial will follow the service at Hillcrest Cemetery in Heuvelton.
Calling hours will be held Friday (July 19th) from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Jackson passed away at her home early Wednesday morning (July 17, 2013) surrounded by her loving family.
Surviving is her husband of 60 years, Horace Jackson; her sons, Dale Jackson and his wife Debbie of Gouverneur, Roger Jackson and his wife Kelly of DePeyster, and Randy Jackson and his companion Dawn Powell of Heuvelton; a daughter, Donna Renda and her companion Dick Wager of Gloversville; 14 grandchildren and three great-grand babies; a sister-in-law, Marguerite Hall; an aunt, Edna Wood; along with many friends.
An infant daughter Amy Jackson and a brother Arlie Hall predeceased her.
Mary was born on October 16, 1934 in Gouverneur, a daughter of the late Robert & Doris (Ells) Hall. She graduated from Gouverneur High School and married Horace Jackson on October 19, 1952 in North Gouverneur. Mary was a homemaker and assisted on the family farm for many years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, The Grange and the United Methodist Women in DePeyster, and enjoyed baking, knitting, spending time with her family and watching her grandchildren grow.
Memorial contributions can be made to the DePeyster United Methodist Church or the Heuvelton Volunteer Fire Dept & First Responders. Condolences can also be share with the family online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.