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Ethel H. Jackson

April 3, 1918 - August 31, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – Ethel H. Jackson, 90, of Springfield died at 1:22 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born April 3, 1918, in Pleasant Plains, the daughter of Samuel and Minnie Holland Hudgins. She married Orval E. Jackson on April 19, 1952; he preceded her in death on July 31, 1979.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Calvin and C.E. Bud Hudgins.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Doris Hudgins of Springfield; a niece, Connie (husband, Michael) Tozer of Dawson; a nephew, Budd Hudgins of Springfield; a great-niece; a great-nephew; and several cousins.

She was a resident of Springfield for most of her life. She was a graduate of Taylorville High School. She worked for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources for 38 years.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, with the Rev. Michael Tozer officiating.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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