Lorraine Jackson obituaryIn Loving Memory…

Lorraine J. Jackson

Lorraine June Jackson, 94, of Sedalia, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021, at EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born June 22, 1926, in Hebron, NE, daughter of Walter and Helen Olson. The family moved to Missouri when Lorraine was nine. She graduated from Hughesville High School in 1943.

On June 1, 1945, she married Price Jackson. They enjoyed 68 years together before Price’s passing.

After graduation, Lorraine worked at System Mills, Taylor-Wagner Co. and served as Pettis County Collector. She opened a successful business in 1976, Lorraine Jackson Accounting, which she operated until age 88. Additionally, she was the State of Missouri fee agent for twelve years.

She always had time to be a good listener to personal, business and financial matters.

Lorraine enjoyed volunteer work as long as she was able. She was a leader of: Girl Scout Troop 303, Boy Scout Den Mother Troop 54, Bethel Church Bible School, Smelser 4-H Club, PTA at Heber Hunt, Middle School and Smith-Cotton, Sedalia Chamber of Commerce (Military Affairs Committee), and a Good-Will Ambassador.

She was an officer and treasurer for: Bethel United Methodist Church, Northwest Pettis Parish, Pettis County Republican Committee, Pachyderm Club, T.A.R.G.E.T., Republican Women, American Red Cross Volunteers, Sedalia Business Women, Sedalia Senior Center, Flat Creek FCE Club and Hughesville Northwest Reunions.

Surviving are a daughter, Carla Young (Gary) of Sedalia; son, Jeff Jackson (Carla) of Sedalia; grandchildren, Christopher Young of Pleasant Hill, Matt Young (Amanda) of Columbia, and Jennifer Jackson of Sedalia; 2 great-grandchildren, Alaina and Cole Young; sisters, Jackie Butler (Leonard) of Sedalia, Alyce Miller of Sedalia, and LaDonna Nelson (Howard) of Beaumont, CA; brothers, Wendell Olson (Myrna) of Concordia, Larry Olson of Warrensburg, and Jerry Olson of Alma.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her sister, Lucille Hartz.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 22150 Smelser Road, Hughesville, MO, with Pastor Wesley Wingfield officiating. A meal will be served by the Church immediately following the funeral, after which burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank the church for their love and support.

Pallbearers will be Chris Young, Matt Young, Jennifer Jackson, Wendell Olson, Jerry Olson, and Larry Olson.

Honorary pallbearers are LaDonna Nelson, Alyce Miller, Jackie Butler, Howard Nelson, Leonard Butler, Myrna Olson and members of Bethel United Methodist Church.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Heckart Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to Bethel United Methodist Church.


22 Responses

  1. Carla,
    You have our deepest sympathies on the loss of your Mom. Know that she is in the arms of our Lord at this time.

    Ed and Betty

  2. Carla, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this sad time.

  3. I’m sorry to hear about Lorraine. May your memories help provide comfort and peace.

  4. Jeff and Carla, I’m so sorry for your loss. May God be with you and give you comfort and peace.

  5. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Lorraine was a beautiful person. My prayers are with family for peace and comfort.

  6. So sorry to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with Carla, Jeff, and the rest of the family at this most difficult time. She was a great lady!

  7. Carla,
    May your many memories bring you comfort and peace during this time. Know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks.
    With sympathy and love,
    Bret and Mary K Williams

  8. Carla and family,
    So sorry for your family’s loss. My thoughts and prayers to you during this difficult time.

  9. Truly sorry to hear about Lorraine. I always enjoyed the visits we had together. She was a very kind, smart, and thoughtful person. Thinking of the family during this time.

  10. Lorraine was a very special lady. Have many good memories of various Business Women trips to conferences her, Sharon and I went on. May God comfort you at this difficult time.

  11. Lorraine was a special person. She had the best stories to tell of her family, especially her Jen. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by many! Lorraine and her husband Price raised a beautiful family. My condolences.

  12. So sorry for your families loss. We knew Lorraine for many years and also enjoyed her pleasant personality.

  13. So very sorry for your loss. Praying for and thinking of you and your family.

  14. So sorry to hear about your loss, Lorraine was always funny and I enjoyed talking to her, She was a kind and wonderful Lady and will be greatly missed. Prayers to all of the family

  15. Yvonne and I, to this day, appreciate Lorraine’s coming to our wedding here in Monett. When I bought my first automobile in Sedalia, I can still remember Lorraine picking me out a license number that was easy to remember. Lorraine was a wonderful person to know, was honest and hard working. May our Lord and memories comfort her family during this time.

  16. Carla, Jeff and families, you have my deepest condolences, your mom was a wonderful lady. I know she will be missed greatly!

  17. Our prayers and condolences to Lorraine’s entire family.
    We first remember her as our tax lady many years ago,
    then as Matt’s grandma and Alyce’s sister. She was a
    great lady. We know she has left you with many great
    memories. She will be missed.

  18. This is a late expression of condolences to Lorraine’s family. She was kind to our mother, also named Lorraine, and always cordial to the rest of our family.

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