Helen Jackson


CLINTON, Ind. – Helen L. Jackson, 90, of St. Bernice, Ind., died at 4:14 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at her residence. She was retired from the South Vermillion School Cafeteria and was a homemaker.

A funeral service is 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Frist Funeral Home, with the Rev. Troy Teague officiating. Burial follows at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Jackson was born May 5, 1928, at Spartanburg, N.C., the daughter of the late Charles Fowler and Mary Wyatt Fowler. She married William Jackson, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Bill (Jackie) Jackson of St. Bernice, Joann (Donnie) Beard of Klondyke, Ind., Mary Kelsheimer of St. Bernice, Ray (Shelley) Jackson of St. Bernice, Eunice (Tom) Chaney of Chrisman, Sheri Skinner of Sullivan, Ind., and Cathy (Tom) Milam of Fairview, Ind.; one brother, Roy Fowler of Florida; a special sister-in-law, Blanche Gilbert of Blanford, Ind.; 26 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her stepmother, Bonnie Fowler; her stepfather, Clarence McCauley; an infant sister; and two sons-in-law, Richard Skinner and Robert Kelsheimer.

Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Clinton Assembly of God Church, a former Cub Scout den mother and a former 4-H Leader. 

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association or the Clinton Assembly of God Church. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences at www.fristfuneralhome.com.