Thursday, October 17, 2013

Sally Ann Jackson, 69 of Gentry, Ark., passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the Earlene Howard Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark.

Sally was born Feb. 12, 1944, in Red Bluff, Calif., a daughter of Laurence Allen Blunkall and Cleo Orear Blunkall. She worked 22 years at the Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital as a dietician. Sally enjoyed crafts especially making them for her grandchildren.

Survivors include: two sons, Barry Jackson and wife, Julie, of Lincoln, Ark., and Brad Jackson and wife, Shelley, of Gentry, Ark.; one daughter, Dorenda Meek and husband, Bobbie Jo, of Cassville; one brother, Laurence Blunkall, of Colorado; three sisters, Kathryn Edwards, Theresa Marks and Brenda Bernier all of California; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Delbert Jackson and one sister, Betty Joann Stacy.

Graveside services were held at the Gentry Cemetery on Wednesday, under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.