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Ruth M. Jackson, 82

Ruth M. Jackson, 82, of Lafayette, passed away Wednesday April 17, 2013 at St. Mary Health Care. She was born October 20, 1930, in Lafayette to the late John and Eva Alexander Vernon.

Ruth graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School and was married to Donald Jackson and he preceded her in death. Mrs. Jackson worked in Human Resouces at National Homes Acceptance, and for many years was a volunteer at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

Surviving are her sons Michael Coomey, Rick Young (companion Marisa Steelman) and a granddaughter Jannica Young all of Lafayette. Ruth was preceded in death by brothers Eugene, Ralph and Kenneth Vernon and a sister Delores Freitag and a daughter in law Debbie Young.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Fr. Daniel Gartland officiating. Burial will be at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

Those wishing may contribute to the St. Mary Health Care Trilogy Foundation. Sign the guest book and leave memories at

Published in the Journal & Courier from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2013
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