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Margaret Jean "Peggy" Jackson

 
June 16, 1929 - December 28, 2016
 

Margaret “Peggy” Jackson (Brooks), a long-time resident of Springfield, IL, died on Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Illinois. Margaret was born on June 16, 1929, in Springfield, Illinois to LaVern and Almeda (Blackwell) Brooks. She attended Feitshans High School, and soon after graduation, was employed at Illinois Bell/AT&T for 46 years, until her retirement.

She is survived by her sister, Mrs. Billie Bixler, Sherman, Illinois; sister-in-law Mrs. Peggy Ann Brooks, Sun City West, AZ; daughters Mrs. Peggy (Marc) Mitchell, Edwardsville, Illinois, Mrs. Bobbie (Dana) Hughes, Aurora, Colorado, and Mrs. Toni (Nicholas) Carter, Collinsville, Illinois; grandchildren Erica (Alfred) Littlejohn, Dana (Davina) Hughes Jr., Robert Alexander, Albert Alexander, Dr. Barbara Hughes, Bridgette (Maxwell) Kelley, Callaghan Carter, Erin (Brett) Carter, Haleigh Carter, Jabari and Kamali Mitchell; son-in-law Steven Alexander; numerous loving great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of long-time friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Jackson; daughter Billie Margaret Alexander, parents, LaVern & Almeda Brooks, brothers, Stanley Brooks & Stephen Brooks and sister Barbara Brooks.

Visitation: Visitation will be held at 9:30 am – 11:00 am Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

Funeral Mass: 11 am, Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Reverend Braden Maher officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Time: 09:30 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions in memory of Margaret may be made to:

Riverbend Down Syndrome Association, (a Section 501(c) (3)/ Tax EIN: 14-1982424), 1208 Grant Drive, Edwardsville, Illinois, 62025.


Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Time: 09:30 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Time: 11:00 am

Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

Address:

524 E Lawrence Ave
Springfield, IL 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Oak Ridge Cemetery

Address:

1441 Monument Ave
Springfield, IL 62702

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions in memory of Margaret may be made to:

Riverbend Down Syndrome Association, (a Section 501(c) (3)/ Tax EIN: 14-1982424), 1208 Grant Drive, Edwardsville, Illinois, 62025.


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