CLAY CITY - Deloris Mae Jackson, 77, of Clay City, passed away at home, on Aug. 13, 2017, following a battle with cancer. She was born in Clay County, on Sept. 30, 1939, the daughter of Marcus Humble and Norma (Fiscus) Humble.
Deloris graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1957. In her younger years she worked for Bell Telephone in Ellettsville. Most of her life she ran a home day care which she enjoyed very much. She also enjoyed sewing, playing cards, flower gardening, reading and spending time with her friends and neighbors at Clay City Senior Housing.
She was preceded in death by her father, Marcus Humble; her mother, Norma Beatty; twin daughters, Brenda Kay and Linda May Jackson; the father of her children, Darrell R. Jackson; two great-grandchildren, Brendan Noblitt and Riley Noblitt; and a sister, Janice Knapp.
She is survived by four children, Ronnie Jackson and wife Linda of Clay City, Sandra Fry and husband Ray of Memphis, Ind., Sara Strain and husband Walter of Cory, and Diana Jackson - Walker and husband Chris of Clay City; her beloved dog, Sasha; grandchildren, Melinda Hendrix (Carson), Matt Jackson (Jessica), Mitchell Jackson, Jennifer Thomas (Michael), Jessica Hatfield (Mike), Brittany Rood (Wes Hodgson), Lacey Rood, Olivia Jackson, Levi Walker, Kasen Walker, Penny Wineinger (Scott), Heather Garlit, Courtney Day and Heath Dalton; great-grandchildren, Becca Hatfield, Baylor Noblitt, Camryn Thomas, Mason Thomas, Hayden Hatfield, Diesel Jackson, Skylar Jackson, Stella Jackson, Hadley Wineinger, Jake Garlit, Kylee Garlit, Danielle Garlit, Blade Saey, and Tucker Dalton; siblings, Donald Fiscus of Jacksonville, Fla., Marcus Humble Jr. and wife Sandy of Fountain, Fla., and Loretta Hart of Patricksburg; her best friend, Barb Hou; as well as several extended family members and friends.
Deloris' family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Kindred Hospice for their care and attention during her illness.
At her request cremation services will be provided. Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, in Clay City, has been entrusted with her care. To light a candle in her memory visit: www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com
Published on August 14, 2017