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Shirley Ann Jackson

August 16, 1939 ~ March 18, 2022 (age 82)

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Obituary of Shirley Ann Jackson  

Shirley Ann Jackson, 82, of Laurel, DE passed away on March 18, 2022, in the care of Accent Care Hospice based at Christiana hospital in Newark, DE.   She was born on August 16, 1939, to the late John and Ella Sally Bratten Foskey Cooper in Salisbury, MD.  She married Russell Jackson, and together they raised five children.  She was a poultry grower for several firms, ending with Allen Foods.  She liked flea markets, soap operas and driving in the country.  She was a collector of ceramic chickens and poultry memorabilia.  She was an excellent cook and was thought of by her family as “the sweetest woman in the world” and “the best Mom in the world” due to her loving and caring character.   

In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her beloved husband Russell, in 2010.  She was also preceded by two children: Linda Faye Whitelock and Barbara Ann Wootten.  Also preceding Shirley were three siblings: Laura Emma McCabe; Elizabeth Truitt; and George Foskey.  

Shirley is survived by three children: Darlene Burns (Larry) of Middle River, MD; June Shirley Jackson, of Laurel, DE; and Michael Russell Jackson, of Rhodesdale, MD.  She has nine grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren, and additionally is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members and friends.  

A time of viewing and visitation will be held from 11:00 AM until 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, Delaware.  Following the viewing, a funeral service and Celebration of Her Life will be held at 12:00 Noon.  Pastor Robert Hudson will officiate.  Interment follows at Line Church Cemetery, Whitesville, DE.  

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Services

Viewing
Saturday
March 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Interment
Saturday
March 26, 2022

LINE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CEMETERY
LINE ROAD
WHITESVILLE, DE ????????

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