Laura "Diane" Jackson

Laura "Diane" Jackson

Laura “Diane” Jackson, 81, of Grand Ledge, went home to be with the Lord on August 1, 2020 in Lansing, MI. She was born May 7, 1939 in Tyrone Twp., Livingston County, MI, daughter of Cornell and Jeanette (Cook) Dexter. Diane was a kindergarten teacher for Wacousta Elementary and one of the founding teachers of the Wacousta Co-Op Preschool. She was a member of The Red Hats Society, Scarlet Ladies Chapter; enjoyed cross stitching, sewing, reading, spending time with family and friends, and loved her collection of sheep memorabilia. She is survived by her son, Jason (Staci) Jackson of Grand Ledge, daughter Sarah (Kelly) Davidson of Grand Ledge; 7 grandchildren: Matthew (Heather), Katherine, Nathan, and Joshua Davidson, Paul, Carrie, and Emma Kate Jackson; 2 sisters, Connie (Harry) Thomas, Marilyn Fisher, twin brother Larry (Mary Nell) Dexter, and sister-in-law Angie (Jim) Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Samuel M. Jackson, brother Harold Dexter, sister-in-law Carrie Nell (Johnny Lee) Simpson. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge, with visitation from 1 – 2:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 6th at the Sandy Branch Cemetery in Weakley County, Tennessee. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Laura “Diane” Jackson. Online condolence may be shared at
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Larry and Donna Segerlind
August 2
Larry and I express our sympathy. As I looked at Laura's,Obituary she spread her love, and spirit to many people. Her family. And young children.

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T.H. Eifert
August 3
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Nancy Meddaugh
August 4
Dear Sarah and Jason,
I remember your mom from Wacousta. As a new teacher, she made me feel welcomed to the Wacousta School community. She was a very kind lady. I know she loved teaching, but her family was her greatest joy. I know she will dearly missed by you and ...
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Jeanne Adleman
August 3
Diane you will be missed around the Forest Hill Rd neighbors. Your Family and friends has our sympathy. Darrin and Jeannie Adleman