Carolyn Lantz Jackson
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AGE: 78 • Wilmington
Carolyn Lantz Jackson, age 78 of Wilmington, DE passed away on Thursday, August 28, 2014. She was born in Terra Alta, WV, the daughter of the late William Merle and Fronia Mae (Kelley) Lantz.
She graduated from Southern High School in Oakland, MD and received a degree in Art Education from the University of DE. She taught Elementary Level Art and was a Horseback Riding Instructor and Bookkeeper with Highland Farms in Wilmington. She began the Therapeutic Riding (4H) program at Wellspring Farms at Bellevue Park in Wilmington and was a volunteer and staff Therapeutic Riding Instructor at Throncroft Equestrian Center in Malvern, PA. She was a Member of the DVCTA (Delaware Valley Combined Training Assn.) and a 4H leader at Highland and Wellspring Farms.
Carolyn was President Bush's 14th Point of Light and one of 13 Points of Light to witness the signing of the ADA
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard W. Jackson, married in 1958 and is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth "Beth" J. Stevenson of Arden, DE, one granddaughter, Erin E. Sohlman and husband Robert of Wilmington, and one grandson, Ian S. Stevenson of Wilmington.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Grace United Methodist Church, 900 N. Washington St, Wilmington. The family will greet friends at the church beginning at 10:15 AM. There will be a luncheon at the church following the service. For those that wish, you may attend the interment on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 9:30 AM at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2200 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle. Memorial contributions to Thorncroft Equestrian Center, 190 Line Road, Malvern, PA 19355. For online condolences, please visit Chandler Funeral Homes & Crematory. chandlerfuneralhome.com 302.478.7100.
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from Sept. 1 to Sept. 3, 2014