News From Terre Haute, Indiana

March 8, 2013

Mary Belle Jackson

The Tribune-Star

MARSHALL, Ill. — Mary Belle Jackson, 71, of Marshall, died on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute Ind. She was born on March 24, 1941, in Oakland Ill., the daughter of Harold Leon Goble and Ada Florence Cown Goble. She worked for Lexel in Hutsonville for 20 years. Later in life, she became a CNA, working at Burnsides Nursing Home in Marshall. She enjoyed spending time drinking coffee with friends and listening to karaoke.

She married Charles Allen Jackson, who preceded her in death. She also was preceded by her parents; two brothers, Harry and Irvin Goble; and her infant granddaughter, Abigail Nicole Jackson-Parks.

She is survived by son, Greg Jackson of Marshall; daughter, Mary Alice Parks and significant other Kevin Reynolds of Marshall, Wade Jackson and significant other Kristen Brown of West Union, and son, Howard Jackson and Rhonda Bonesteel of West Union; brother, Marion Goble and wife Kay of Fort Myers Fla.; and sisters, Nancy Glosser and husband Kenny of Decatur, and Alice Spain and husband Don of Decatur. Also surviving are grandchildren, Dalton and Caleb Parks, Waylon Jackson, Donna Jo Brown, Max Halterman, and Halle Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 3 p.m. CST at Prust Hosch Funeral Home, in West Union, with Pastor Rich Barnett officiating. Burial will follow at York Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, March 8, 2013, at the funeral home. For more information or to sign the guest register book please visit: