Gloria Jackson


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Posted Online: March 02, 2013, 8:55 pm
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Gloria Jackson, 78, Davenport, died Feb. 28, 2013.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries, Davenport. Burial is in Oakdale Memorial Gardens, Davenport. Visitation is 10 a.m. to services.
She was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Rock Island, to Orris and Ruth Jackson.
Survivors are children, Bonnie Woods, Vickie Jackson-Keys, Debbie Davis, Cherena Gary, Davenport, LaRue, Rock Island, and Tahirah, Davenport; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded by eight siblings.












 



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