Della Maye Bushong Jackson

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Della Maye Bushong Jackson, 87, of Russellville, died on Thursday at Mill Pond Health Center in Greencastle.

She was born on May 31, 1925 to William Stanley and Helen Budd Bushong in Milligan, Ind. She married Max F. Jackson on Oct. 27, 1945, in Milligan.

A graduate of Russellville High School, she was a member of Russellville Community Church, Russellville Legion Auxiliary, was secretary for Russellville Schools for 10 years and was a part-time clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Russellville for 40 years.

Survivors include sons Darrell (Karla) Jackson, Roachdale, Dane (Kim) Jackson, Chesterton; brother Dean Bushong, Crawfordsville; grandchildren Mike (Heather) Jackson, Danville, Kerri (Kyle) Mehme, Plainfield, and Justin Jackson, and great-grandchildren Alida, Hallie, Lilly, Alison and Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother, Dale Bushong.

Services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday at Russellville Community Church with Revs. James and Kathy Elliott.

Family members will receive friends at Machledt and Services Funeral Home, Waveland, Saturday 4-8 p.m. Burial is in Russellville Cemetery.

Family asked that there not be flowers.

Contributions may be made to Russellville Community Church. Envelopes will be at the funeral home and the church.

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