Jackie Peterson, of Indianapolis, passed away Jan. 4, 2014 at the Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis.
She was born May 16, 1935, in Kentucky, the daughter of Thearn and Jessie (Yaden) Peterson. Jackie was a beautician for 27 years and was a member of New Point Christian Church.
She was a very compassionate individual and was a blessing to so many people. She loved her family beyond words and will be sadly missed by all. Jackie will live on in the hearts and memories of all that love her.
Survivors include her companion for many years, James Lilly; son Dennis Spears; grandchildren Mary Ann (Kenny) Glenn, Dennis Jr. (Lori) Spears; sisters Rosalie Stegner and Janice (Larry) Wilson; brother Ernie Peterson, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, sister Pauline Napier; brothers Eugene Peterson, Thomas Peterson, and James Peterson.
Visitation for family and friends will be held at New Point Christian Church Saturday, Jan. 11, from 1:30 p.m. until time of the memorial service at 3:30 p.m.
Rev. Mark Vice will be officiating. Burial will take place at Rossburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the New Point Christian Church.
Online condolences can be left for the family at www.gilliland–howe.com.