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Lillie M. Jackson

Lillie M. Jackson, 86, of Wabash, IN, and with family ties to Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at  3:34 p.m., at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Jackson worked at Eaton Controls in North Manchester, retiring after 30 years.

She was born on Jan. 17, 1935, in Middle Creek, KY, to Lonnie and Fanny Wallen Robinson. She married Kelly B. Jackson on June 11, 1955, in Liberty Mills; he preceded her in death on July 12, 2021.

Survivors include one daughter, Lynna Bishop, of North Manchester; siblings, Eva Jean Black, of Valparaiso, Jessie (Jack) Sellers, of Pierceton, Janie (Lynn) Wheeler, of Warsaw, Frankie Vanderpool, of Wabash, Lucy (Max) Geyer, of Huntington, Barb (Charlie) Stackhouse, of Laketon, and Robert (Sheryl) Robinson, of North Manchester; two grandsons, Thomas (Patricia) Bishop, of North Manchester, and Joseph (Ginger) Bishop, of Indianapolis; seven great-grandchildren, Destiny Bishop, of Peru, Natasha Bishop, of Kokomo, Hannah Swick, of Muncie, Joseph C. Bishop, of Indianapolis, Melisa Callahan, of North Manchester, Shane Jones, of Huntington, and Angie Baker, of Rochester; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service took place on Friday, July 16, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Rev. J.P. Freeman officiating.

Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.

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