Dolores Jackson

Monday, January 5, 2009

Dolores Jackson

ZALMA, Mo. -- Dolores E. Jackson, 73, of Zalma died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, at Advance Nursing Center.

She was born June 13, 1935, at Zalma, daughter of Oral and Mildred Sturgeon Abernathy.

Dolores was a member of Zalma General Baptist Church. She was a published poet and served on the Zalma Fire Department and on the Zalma Village Board.

Survivors include four daughters, Debi Lingle of Zalma, Linda Schrader of Advance, Mo., Vicky Dinkens and Sherri Slemmer, both of Zalma; an adopted daughter, Debbie Dewitt of Zalma; two brothers, Jim Abernathy and Jack Abernathy, both of Zalma; a sister, Shannon Shell of Marble Hill; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation is at 1 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance.

The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Keith Price officiating.

Interment will be at Berrong Cemetery in Gipsy, Mo.