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Phyllis June Jackson


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Phyllis June Jackson Obituary

June 10, 1929 -
September 25, 2017

Phyllis Jackson passed away on Monday, September 25, 2017, in Modesto, CA at the age of 88. She was born at home in Rio Oso, CA, on June 10, 1929 to Edith Corinne (Grimes) and Loyal Vincent Arnold. Phyllis graduated from Wheatland High School and attended Yuba College.

Phyllis married Forrest Glenn Jackson, Jr. on May 1, 1950, in Anderson, CA. The Jacksons moved to Modesto in 1951. Phyllis enjoyed camping and fishing with their family of six children in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. She volunteered at Doctor's Hospital leading expectant mothers on maternity tours. Phyllis especially enjoyed spending time with her extended family and working on genealogy. In recent years, she and Forrest routinely attended the Traditional Jazz Society's live band performances in Modesto. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Modesto.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Forrest, daughter, Corinne Knight of Woodland, CA, sons David (Polly) Jackson of Ceres, CA, Michael Jackson of Oakdale, CA, Brian Jackson of Modesto, CA, and Dale (Sherrie) Jackson of Fresno, CA. She is also survived by sisters Janice Yergenson of Corning, CA, and Joyce (Jerry) Kersey of Wheatland, CA. She was preceded in death by son, Paul Jackson, of Chowchilla, CA, and brother, Ronald Arnold, of Wheatland, CA. She had 9 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.

Private services were held in Modesto, CA.
Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 14, 2017
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