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Billie Jean Jackson

Billie Jean Jackson, 83, of Antwerp, passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. 

Billie was born in Oakwood on September 4, 1937, a daughter of the late Ida (Mowery) and Leonard  Vail.

She worked at Dallas Lamb Foundation Home in Payne for over 20 years. Billie's best moments in life were spent helping with her grandkids. She will always be remembered for her cooking and baking.

Billie will be sadly missed by her children, Lily "Jacqui" DeLauer of Columbus; Leonard (Rose) of Grabill, IN, Kevin & Robert (Susan) both of Mark Center, Phillip (Stacy) of Cecil, Eric (Amy) of Bryan, Jennie (Jason) Saylor of Mark Center & William of Antwerp; 21 grandchildren & 7 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Jay Jackson, to whom she was married December 2, 1961 and her brother, Michael Vail.

Her graveside service will be held at Rochester Cemetery, 12076 County Road 424, Cecil, Ohio, on Friday, April 23, 2021 at 3 pm.

Memorials may be mailed directly to Fort Defiance Humane Society, 7169 OH-15,  Defiance, Ohio 43512

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I have so many memories of Billie We worked 20 some years together at Dallas Lamb. Saw a lot of things did a lot things that I'll never forget!!!! She was a Good Friend and a Loving Second Mom RIP BILLIE JEAN

Linda Hook Apr 27 2021 12:00 AM

Sympathy to the Billie Jean family. I remember her laugh and the fun we had in TOPS.

Sandy Temple Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Billie Jackson

Sue Jordan Apr 20 2021 12:00 AM

Billie will always be remembered as a loving mother and devoted wife. I remember the day she married Uncle Jay. I believe it was the first wedding I had ever attended. She wore a beautiful smile that day, and continued to wear it every day until her last. RIP dear Billy.

Helen Noneman Apr 20 2021 12:00 AM