Ruby Dean Jackson, 85, of Benton passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
She was born April 17, 1928, in Camden to the late Joe and Linda Wilson.
Ruby was a member of Salem Road Church of Christ. She loved her family dearly, was a friend to so many, and loved doing for others. Mrs. Jackson loved to cook, garden, and do everything she could for those in need.
In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Jackson; two sons, Michael and Ronnie Jackson; and a grandson, Blake Jackson.
She is survived by her daughter, Merilene Avaritt of Benton; a son, Steve Jackson of Benton; seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and many friends and dear loved ones in Christ.
Funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Providence Cemetery in Sheridan.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the funeral home (315-4047).
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