Helen Jackson

March 4, 1958 — August 21, 2018

Helen Jackson

Helen Ruth (Matthews) Jackson, 60, passed away August 21, 2018 after a short but intense battle with cancer. Helen was born March 4, 1958 in Morrilton, Conway Co., Arkansas to Robert "Bob" Edwin and Verda Mae "Becky" (Beck) Matthews. She was a proud graduate of Hot Springs Lakeside Class of 1976. Helen was a wife, mother and Nana. She volunteered with the Bismarck Little League for over fifteen years and taught the toddler class at Valley Baptist Church for a number of years.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; father, Bob Matthews; and her mom and dad,(Gennievee and Robert E. Jackson). She is survived by her husband of forty plus years, David E. Jackson; sons, David L. (Laurell) and Matthew E. (Stephanie) Jackson; six grandchildren, Rebecca D., Jaysa Bailey, Addison Faith, Easton Matthew, and twins Emma Ruth and Kylie Ann Jackson; her two brothers in law, Robert L. "Bobby" (Lynn) and Dale Wayne (Kay) Jackson; her mother Verda Mae "Becky" Matthews Bentz; sister, Bobbie (Matthews) Wright; and a half sister, Rebecca M. Blackmon.

Visitation will be 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018 at the funeral home with Dr. Craig Duncan officiating. Burial will follow at Free Hill Cemetery, Point Cedar, Arkansas.
Pallbearers will be Andy Guffey, John Hill, Bobby and Dale Jackson, Howard Langley and Jason Lowe. Honorary pallbearers are Bonnie Glasgow, Mindy Simerley, Vickie Harris, and Dan Gray.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Dr. Stephen Divers and the staff of Genesis Cancer Center and Care IV Home Health for all they did in trying to help Helen in her fight; and to Central Arkansas Hospice for seeing to her last days as being as comfortable as possible. "There are many angels out there."

Memorials may be made to Free Hill Cemetery Fund P. O. Box 126 Arkadelphia, AR. 71923.

Cemetery Details

Free Hill Cemetery

Point Cedar, AR,

Visitation

AUG 23. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home

517 Clay St.

Arkadelphia, AR, US, 71923

info@ruggleswilcox.com

http://www.ruggleswilcox.com/

Service

AUG 24. 1:00 PM

Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home

517 Clay St.

Arkadelphia, AR, US, 71923

info@ruggleswilcox.com

http://www.ruggleswilcox.com/

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