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Dessie Musgrove Jackson

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Dessie Musgrove Jackson Obituary
Dessie Musgrove Jackson

Dessie Musgrove Jackson, age 68, of Newtown died in her home surrounded by family, 10:30 A.M. Monday, March 10, 2014. She had been battling cancer. She was born June 17, 1945 in Barthow, Kentucky to the late Jason and Bessie Stevens Musgrove. She was married in McCreary County, Kentucky to Virgil Jackson and he survives.

Dessie attended McCreary County Schools and had been a homemaker and mother. She had a great love for her family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, photos and crossword puzzles. She had a love for people and enjoyed being able to help others.

Surviving along with husband Virgil are: Two daughters, Debbie (Darin) Polston of Newtown and Angela (Kevin) David of Ft. Wayne. Three sons, Mike Jackson, Scott Jackson and Steve (Kristi) Jackson both of Newtown. Fifteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two sisters: Plessie Brummett of Pineknot, KY and Shirley Davis of Monticello, KY. Two brothers: Lonnie Musgrove and Lester Musgrove both of Newtown. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Her family will great guests, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Family & Friends Funeral Home of Wingate. Funeral services at the funeral home, 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 14, 2014 with Pastor Rick Fay officiating. Burial will follow in Newtown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Newtown Cemetery Assn. Visit us online to share a memory or leave a condolence at

Published in the Journal & Courier on Mar. 12, 2014
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