Maraleita K. Jackson

| September 13, 2016

MaraleitaJacksonPhotoWEST PALM BEACH, FL – Maraleita K. Jackson, 79, of West Palm Beach, Florida, passed peacefully on September 12th, 2016. Born on May 30, 1937 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Charles Orin and Dorothy Evaline (Klump) Eagle.

Maraleita worked as a nursing home administrator for 35 years in both Ohio and Florida. She was the first woman president of the Ohio Chapter of American College of Nursing Home Administrators, and was named Distinguished Administrator by the Ohio Chapter of the College of Health Care Administrators. She was an active member of Community Christian Church in West Palm Beach for 30 years. She loved making personalized greeting cards of all occasions. Maraleita enjoyed traveling and visited all 50 states as well as 28 countries.

She is survived by her sister Shirley Dunaway and brother Charles (Ronna) Eagle, both of Newark, OH. Children Roderick (Sarah Jane) Lindsey of Coshocton, OH, Toderick (Mary) Lindsey of Newark, OH, Brent Lindsey of Granville, OH, Brenna Lindsey of Loxahatchee, FL, and Roxanne (Richard Jr.) Barnes of Okeechobee, FL; Stepsons Glenn (Carol) Jackson of Mt. Erie, IL, David Jackson of Jonesboro, IL, Larry Jackson of Marion, IL. Grandchildren Courtney (Jeremy) Fleming of Granville, OH, Emily Lindsey of Newark, OH, Mark (Sarah) Lindsey of Coshocton, OH, Bethany (Derek) Simon of Newark, OH, Eric (Charity) Lindsey of Utica, OH, Sara (Matt) Howe of Utica, OH, Kristi (Troy) Burgess of Granville, OH, Jacob (Christi) Lindsey of Newark, OH, Brian (Ashley) Provo of Loxahatchee, FL, Richard Barnes III, Rebecca (Chase) Marsocci, and Randi Barnes, all of Okeechobee, FL, Erin Smith and Tim (Ellen) Jackson, both of St. Louis, MO. Great-grandchilren are Braden, Julian, and Scarlett Fleming, Brant and Avery Lindsey, Weston and Libby Simon, Kenna and Kambri Lindsey, Kaylyn and Carter Howe, Maci and Clayton Burgess, Kaynen and Rylynn Lindsey, all of Ohio, Mason and Slayton Provo, and Landen Marsocci, all of Florida, Haddon and Shaffer Jackson, both of Missouri, and a special member of the family Denise (Joe) Giles of Newark, OH. Maraleita is preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, Bill Jackson.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 17th at 11:00 am at Community Christian Church, 521 Jog Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33415.

It was Maraleita’s request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Community Christian Church of West Palm Beach.

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