Joyce Jackson

September 14, 1933 ~ June 21, 2023

Born in: Roxana, IL
Resided in: Desloge, MO

Joyce Jackson, 89, of Desloge, passed away June 21, 2023, at her home.  She was born September 14, 1933, in Roxana, Illinois, to the late Henry Ernst and Elsie Elizabeth (Mettler) Rethorn.  Joyce enjoyed quilting, crossword puzzles and casinos.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard “Pete” Jackson; five brothers and two sisters.

Joyce is survived by daughters, Deborah “Debbie” (Stanley Schnaare) Dill, Joyce “Diane” Smith, and Julie (Charlie) Johnson; grandchildren, Christopher, Aaron, Joshua, Jared and Holly; and twelve great-grandchildren.

A memorial visitation will be held at C.Z. Boyer and Son Funeral Home in Desloge, Wednesday, June 28, 2023, from 5:00 PM until the time of service at 7:00 PM.  Stan Schnaare will be officiating.


Memorial Visitation: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

C.Z. Boyer & Son - Desloge
1116 N Desloge Dr.
Desloge, Missouri 63601

Funeral Service: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
7:00 pm

C.Z. Boyer & Son - Desloge
1116 N Desloge Dr.
Desloge, Missouri 63601

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  1. Candle 2Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She’s at peace with your dad. They can continue to travel as they did in the past. Prayers to your family and sisters 🙏.

  2. Prayers for all of you. She is with your dad, but I know how much she will be missed by all of you. Sorry I won’t be down there but you will all be in my thoughts

  3. Candle 5We are so sad to hear of you mothers passing. Joyce helped me finish several quilts through the years and I knew the Jackson family since I was a child. She will be missed. So sorry for your loss

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