Ethel Jean Jackson, 63, of Taylorville, passed away at 5:55pm Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at Heritage Healthcare in Springfield, IL.  She was born September 12, 1949 in Taylorville, IL. the daughter of Andrew and Ethel M. Moody Dencavage, Jr.  On June 10, 1967 she married Leroy Jackson in Taylorville and they were later divorced.  Jean retired in 2001 as a Corporate Specialist for the Secretary of States Office in Springfield after 34 years of service.  She also worked for the Macon Speedway for 20 Years, Landmark of Taylorville for 7 years and Fred Peters Financial for 2 years.  She enjoyed country music, NASCAR, collecting frogs, and listening to the band Antics.

She is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins; longtime good friend John Razmas; Special nieces Deb Jackson Krohe and husband Myles and Connie Emerson Westerbrook and husband Clyde; special friends, Brenda and Vince Weiman, Chet Allen, Sandy and Doug Miller and Linda Binger.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, September 29, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating.  Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6-8pm Friday, September 28, 2012 at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.

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