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Billie Jean (Vail) Jackson

April 11, 2021


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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