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Mary Hall Rhodes Jackson GLENDINNING Obituary
GLENDINNING, Mary Hall Rhodes Jackson

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Passed away at her home, located in Lost Tree Village, on Wednesday, January 2, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. ?Molly? was born in Portland, ME on October 14, 1920. Her parents were Richard Ayer Rhodes and Jane Isabelle Hall. She graduated from Northfield Academy in 1938, received a B.A from Wheaton College (1942) and attended the Katharine Gibbs School in Boston, MA (1943). Among Molly?s numerous achievements, she worked for Dr. Frederic E. Terman at the Radio Research Lab and while at the Harvard University in Cambridge, MA (1943) she held top secret clearance while working on a variety of military countermeasures during World War II. After marrying Lt. Col. Melvin L. Jackson in 1943, Molly worked at the Pentagon in Washington DC (1944), moved to Garden City, Long Island, NY in 1945 and Westport, CT in 1956. While in Westport, Molly was active in various community activities, while being employed by Glendinning Companies in 1964. After her marriage to Ralph Glendinning in 1975 she moved to Fairfield, CT, then to Lost Tree Village in North Palm Beach, FL where she lived for the remainder of her life. She is survived by three grandchildren of her late son Richard Rhodes Jackson, Briana, Cody and Eric; her two remaining sons Charles Melvin Jackson, with wife Lori and daughter Sophie; and Robert Ayer Jackson, with wife Megan, five sons Brian and wife Nadia, Tom and wife Melissa, James, Miles and Connor. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, January 9, 2012 at the Lost Tree Village Chapel, with a Reception to follow at the Lost Tree Club House. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Lost Tree Village Benevolent Fund.
Published in The Palm Beach Post from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, 2013
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