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Joan Jackson

June 20, 1939 - January 16, 2020

Burial Date: January 22, 2020

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs

Cemetery Crown Hill Cemetery

  • Visitation: 10:30am-12pm Wednesday January 22, 2020 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
  • Funeral Service: 12pm Wednesday January 22, 2020 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
  • The burial will follow the funeral service at Crown Hill Cemetery

Joan Jackson, 80, of Excelsior Springs, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Visitation will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020, from 10:30am – 12pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs, 5951 MO-10, Excelsior Springs, MO. The funeral will be held following the visitation at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. At Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Burial will follow the funeral service at Crown Hill Cemetery

Joan was born June 20, 1939. She is the daughter of the late Oliver and the late Catherine (Armstrong) Grass. She married James Junior Jackson on May 1, 1956 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband, James J Jackson on August 13, 1999 along and her daughter, Teresa Jackson.

Joan loved, more than anything, being a mother to all of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchild. She was the definition of a “mother hen,” doting on, and making sure that everyone in her home was taken care of. She made it a priority to make sure that anyone who stepped into her house, felt loved and “at home.” Joan was a fabulous cook and thoroughly enjoyed making giant meals for their Sunday family gatherings. She was famous for her 5 star chicken noodle soup, mashed potatoes, mac & cheese, and most importantly her dessets: peach&cherry cobbler and butter scotch pie. Joan loved spending time with her family, reminiscing over all the fond memories they shared. Now that she has moved on, her family will continue to share their fond memories of Joan and pass them down to future generations.

She is survived by two daughters: Janet (Terry) Newell and Lynn (Jackson) Bishop, one son: Paul (Karen) Jackson, nine grandchildren: Wes Jackson, Brad Jackson, Kara Jackson, Carl Newell, Kevin Newell, TJ Newell, James Jackson, Brentney Bunch, and Rylee Bundt, 20 great grandchildren along with 1 great great grandchild.

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