Jean Fairlie Jacaway
Jean Fairlie Jacaway, 86, of Springfield, died on Monday, May 18, 2020 at The Villas Senior Care Community. She was born March 2, 1934 in Springfield, IL to Fairlie and Marguerite (Young) Jones. She married Ernest Wayne Jacaway on October 29, 1955 and he preceded her in death January 27, 2005.
She was also preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda (Joe) Phegley of Springfield and Leslie (David) Purdy of Rochester; one son, Gregory (Robin) Jacaway of Springfield and five grandchildren, Kara and Matthew Humphrey, Andrew (Joshua) Purdy, and Erin and Katherine Jacaway.
Jean was a resident of the Springfield area for most of her life and was a member of Christ the King Parish. She enjoyed playing the piano, singing, painting, and she loved cooking and baking. Her family was her pride and joy and she loved them very much; including her beloved dog, Jake.
Funeral services are private.