Betty Ann Jackson

May 29, 1926 ~ January 5, 2022 (age 95)


Born Betty Ann Blair in May of 1926.

Passed January 5th, 2022 after a short bout with COVID.

Mom married Harl “Bud” Jackson in April 1947. Both survived by their Children daughters Barbara A. Wilson (late Ronald), Betty A. (Richard) Laurenzi and son Charles R. Jackson.

Predicated in death by mother and father Barbara (nee Blahut) and John Blair. Also siblings John, Emil (Richard) and Frederick. Survived by sister Evelyn Gleisner.

Betty was blessed with 6 grandchildren:

Elissa Marie Roldân

Jessica DiMonte (Matthew)

Amandalyn Jackson

Jamie Jackson

Ashley Rowe (Jarrett)

Stephanie Dropski (Brandon)

She also has 12 great grandchildren:

Miguel Roldân

Mercedes Roldan

Dekota Moore

Avery Edward Bleck,

Dannika Michelle Bleck,

Emerson Kole Bleck,

Landon Roger Alvarico,

Evenlyn Grace Watkins,

Marilyn Ann DiMonte,

Baby DiMonte,

Skylar Rose Rowe

Lexie Gene Rowe

Mom worked at Wrigley's known for their famous chewing gum along with dad until he passed away in 1966 and she had to quit work to take care of the kids. She had to start working again around 1977 and worked at a printing company named Sunset which later changed its name to NuArt. There she not only worked on creating the products but did the inspection of such products for release to customers. The products she worked so hard on were business cards, matchbooks, Thank You cards etc. She worked there until her retirement age.

Over the years she suffered from very bad rheumatoid arthritis in her hands, back and other joints restricting her grip, reach, walking and standing. Fell and suffered a broken hip 3 years ago from which she never truly recovered.

She passed peacefully at Silver Cross Hospital where she was admitted one week prior. Although we were not able to be with her due to COVID  we hope she could feel our love surrounding her. We love you. Rest in peace.

Mom “YOU” truly are our "One of a Kind"

The family will be receiving  guests for a Visitation: Thursday January 13, 2022 from 4pm until  8pm with a Funeral Service: at 7:00pm  to Celebrate Betty 's Life at Palos Gaidas Funeral Home 11028 Southwest Highway Palos Hills, Illinois. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Peace Memorial Church 10300 West 131st Street Palos Park, Illinois 60464 or to be used according to the the wishes of the family. Interment: Private Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453

Arrangements for the Jackson family have been entrusted to the care of Debbie Zefran-Jerry Funeral Director New Tradition Funerals and Cremations 630-230-8430.


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January 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palos Gaidas Funeral Home
11028 Southwest Highway
Palos Hills , IL. 60465

Celebration of Life Service
January 13, 2022

7:00 PM
Palos Gaidas Funeral Home
11028 Southwest Highway
Palos Hills , IL. 60465

Private Interment

Chapel Hill Gardens South Cemetery, Central Ave Oak Lawn


Peace Memorial Church
10300 West 131st St. Palos Park, Il. 60464,
Tel: 708-448-7833

Betty Ann Jackson Memorials to be used according to the wishes of the family.
Chicago IL

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