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Margaret Ruth Jackson

Birth Date: November 5, 1932
Death Date: November 24, 2017

Margaret Ruth Jackson, 85, of Gerald MO, formerly of Decatur, passed away Friday, November 24, 2017, at Gerald Nursing and Rehab.
Margaret was born November 6, 1932, in Glasgow, KY, to Euel and Lora Perkins. She lived her childhood and adult life in Decatur, IL. She was married to Teddy Jackson for 57 years until his death in June 11, 2011. Margaret loved spending time with family and friends. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed traveling with Teddy and friends. She seemed to always smile and put others first.
She is survived by her son, Jeff (Suzanne) Jackson; grandsons, Jeremy Jackson and Jacy Jackson; and one brother, Jerry Perkins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Teddy; and her brother, Bill Perkins.
Private graveside services will be held later this week. Memorials may be directed to Open Medicine Foundation 29302 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills, CA, USA 91301.
The family of Margaret Jackson is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe St. Decatur, IL. Please view the obituary online, send condolences, and share memories at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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