Joyce Ellen Jackson, 67, went home to heaven on Wednesday (May 13, 2020) from Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Mrs. Jackson was born at home in Westfield, Pa., on Sept. 20, 1952 to Joe Eugene and Edith Marie (Hawkins) King. She was a 1970 graduate of Cowanesque Valley High School in Westfield, Pa. On July 11, 1970 she married Ronald Eugene Jackson, who survives. Joyce worked in office administration retiring from Deerwood Fasteners in Huntersville, N.C. in 2009 after working there for 22 years.
Besides her husband of 49 years, Joyce is survived by her sons, Brian Jackson of Wellsville and Bruce (Crystal) Jackson of Statesville, N.C.; four grandchildren, Andy (Jessica) Cline of San Antonio, Tex., Anna (Phillip) Bolick and Brittany (Michael) Campbell, both of Lincolnton, N.C., and Bailey Jackson of Statesville, N.C.; eleven great grandchildren, Jamison Nanney, Emma Jackson, Kenzleigh Jackson, Caden Peterson, Charlie Campbell, Paityn Bolick, Ryleigh Bolick, Rylen Campbell, Bella Campbell, Ashtyn Cline and Logan Cline; two brothers, Dale (Frances) King of Maiden, N.C., and Robert King of Franklinville; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Joyce was an avid and talented crafter. She particularly enjoyed sewing and quilting, scrapbooking, and cake decorating. Family was very important to her and she enjoyed the life of a wife and mother. During the holiday season, she delighted in the family gatherings and baking for her family.
Joyce was a long-time member of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. Her life revolved around her faith and her church where she was a dedicated servant of God.
There will be no prior visitation. A private memorial service will be held on Saturday (May 30) at 11:00 a.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Wellsville with Vicar Gerry Zimmerman officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of Baker-Swan Funeral Home in Wellsville/Scio. Online condolences may be offered at www.baker-swan.com.