Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, April 14, 2011
OBITUARY ~ MELBA (WILLEY) JACKSON
Melba JACKSON, 91, passed away on April 7, 2011, at the Garden Terrace in Overland Park, Kansas. A funeral service
celebrating her life will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel with burial
following at Maple Row Cemetery in Kellerton, Iowa.
Melba was born on June 14, 1919, in Mount Ayr, Iowa, to John and
Agnes WILLEY. She was a long-time member of Immanuel United Methodist Church and very active in church-oriented
service projects and activities.
She will be missed by her son and daughter-in-law, David and Roberta Sue JACKSON
of Overland Park, Kansas; grandson, Christopher David JACKSON and fiance Rebecca QUINN of Grandview, Missouri; brother,
Donald WILLEY of Creston, Iowa; and sister, Verna WEBB of Urbandale, Iowa.
Melba is preceded in death by her parents;
her husband of 36 years, Albert L. JACKSON; sister, Mary THOMPSON, and brothers, Orrin, Harold and J. B. WILLEY.
family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 15, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel.
In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society for
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2011
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