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Eastmoor United Methodist Church
Saturday November 16th, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion Chapel
Sunday November 17th, 2019

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Marjorie Alice Jackson

Marjorie Alice McAuliffe Jackson was born on September 1, 1937, in Ottawa, KS.  She was the daughter of Joseph Patrick and Mary Luella (Spencer) McAuliffe.  Marjorie was a 1955 graduate of Princeton High School and earned a two-year diploma from Emporia State.  She was united in marriage to Larry Jackson on July 21, 1957 in Princeton.  Marjorie worked alongside her husband at the El Jay Cattle Company as the business manager.  Marjorie was active with the Florence Library, and Harvey House in Florence.  She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at St. Luke's Hospital, and the Kansas Livestock Association Auxiliary.  Marjorie served on the church board at Cedar Point United Methodist for nearly 30 years and enjoyed her Priscilla Bridge Club.  Her greatest joy was her family which includes her daughter Marsha (Ronald) Douskurt of Bryant, AR, and daughter in law Mary (Frank) Harshman of Elmdale; grandchildren Coleman Jackson of Kansas City, MO, Clayton Jackson of Kansas City, Kansas, and Garrett Jackson of Manhattan, KS; sister Mary Ann Oswald of Kansas City, MO, nephew Flint (Jackie) Oswald of Olathe and niece LaNita (Jim) Malinowski of Olathe.  Marjorie passed away on November 11, 2019 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Larry and son Michael.  Her family will gather with friends on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home.  Her funeral service will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Elmdale United Methodist Church led by Pastor Tim Woods.  She will be laid to rest in the Cedar Point Cemetery.  Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Florence Library.  Please sign Marjorie's online guestbook and leave a memory at www.ymzfh.com   

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Thank you for sharing this. Mama had a beautiful voice, almost a tenor.

Marsha Jackson Douskurt Nov 21 2019 12:00 AM

I remember Marjorie in a few Princeton, KS High School classes. She was the smartest one in the class. She was quiet and listened intently to everything and rarely spoke up until she had it down perfectly. Marjorie, another friend, Lois and I were in a trio together. I loved it. I was the soprano. In comparison to them I was short, shy and had little to add. I was the underclass third tagging along when we went to contests. Marjorie's face on the picture of her reclining in the grass is how I always visualize her.

Lauralea Peace Radke Nov 19 2019 12:00 AM

Marge was a beautiful lady. She was one of the first adults I remember as a child. Larry and Marge were friends of my parents. I remember working in their fields and Marge always made sure I was well fed. Marge and my mother were great friends and I know Marge helped my mother many times. What a beautiful lady. God bless Marge. Many of her friends that passed before will rejoice when they meet again.

Wayne Thompson Nov 17 2019 12:00 AM

Remembering the fun time we had, along with Colleen Bruner, on our train trip to Grand canyon years ago, rest in peace, Tootsie and Dale Snelling

Tootsie Snelling Nov 15 2019 12:00 AM

Mary, Clayton, Garrett, and Coleman, you are in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time for you and your family. May God bless you!
Bonita and Bill Lages

Bonita and Bill Lages Nov 13 2019 12:00 AM

Rest in peace little sister. You graced my life in so many ways.

Mary Ann Oswald Nov 13 2019 12:00 AM

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