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Shirley Ford Jackson

April 4, 1940 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 79)

Shirley Ford Jackson, 79, of Hardin, KY passed away at 7:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Lake Way Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  

Shirley was born on April 4, 1940 in Benton, KY to the late George and Ruby Della Young Ford. She was a member of Dexter Missionary Baptist Church. Shirley was a homemaker, and spent 20 plus years babysitting and watching over other children in the community. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, gardening her flowers, and spending time with her family and her dogs.

She is survived by two sons, Kevin Jackson of Benton, KY and Ronald “Charlie” Jackson of Hardin, KY; two grandchildren, Kevin Austin Jackson and Kaitlin Danielle Jackson; two great-grandchildren, Bailey Rae Jackson and Jayce Lee-William Morgan; one sister, Juanita West of Benton, KY; and one brother, Herman Ford of Benton, KY.

She was preceded in death by her husband, of 49 years, Hardy “Jack” Jackson; two daughters, Brenda Sue Jackson and Linda Lou Jackson; two sisters, Dorothy Ford and Claudine Penny; seven brothers, Rossie Ford, Randolph Ford, Namon Ford, Eugene Ford, Woodrow Ford, Don Ford, and Albert Ford; and one great-granddaughter, Peyton Madison Ann Ruff.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, March 9, 2020 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr with Bro. Glenn Cope Officiating. 

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2020 at Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Shirley Jackson Memorial Fund, c/o Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home, P.O. Box 341, Benton, KY 42025 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 Service Information

March 9, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Filbeck - Cann

Funeral Service
March 9, 2020

1:00 PM
Filbeck - Cann

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