Blanche Pearl Jackson, age 89 of Ozark, Missouri passed away peacefully, Monday morning, April 5, 2021 in her daughter’s home. She was born September 30, 1931 in Ozark, Missouri the daughter of Sam and Alta (Vawter) Chaves. She was united in marriage to Roger McCoy on June 14, 1948 and later she married her sweetheart, Bill Jackson. Both preceded her in death.
Blanche was a longtime Christian County resident and was a dedicated employee at Fasco Industries for many years. She also enjoyed selling Sarah Coventry Jewelry in the 60’s and sold handmade Annie and Andy dolls at Silver Dollar City. Blanche was a talented seamstress, furniture upholsterer and delighted in making things for her family. During her spare time she attended Red Hat Society functions, Woman’s Missionary Union and T.O.P.S. Blanche also enjoyed attending Victory Baptist Church and was a faithful member. Blanche was all the best things a mom and loving grandmother could be, always sharing her strength, grace, faith and love with her entire family. She will be sadly missed but will live on forever in the hearts of her loving family and many friends.
Blanche is survived by her five children Dian Palmer and husband David, Dannie McCoy, Donnie McCoy, Darrell McCoy, Melissa Knudsen and husband Clint; eight grandchildren Christian Palmer and wife Kristin, Dani Preston and husband Jason, Whitney Bressler and husband Patrick, Chad McCoy, Carol Beth McCoy, Katlin Humble and wife Katie, Bailey Humble and Dalton Knudsen; twelve great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and many friends. Blanche was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, four children Roger McCoy, Patricia McCoy, Dean McCoy, Doug McCoy, daughter-in-law Johnnie McCoy and granddaughter Natalie Knudsen.
Graveside funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Chaves Cemetery with Pastor Bob Long officiating. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M Friday evening in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Online condolences may be shared at wwwbarnesfamilyfunerals.com.
Effective October 21, 2020 through April 30, 2021 the City of Ozark, Missouri issued a mask ordinance. A requirement to wear face coverings when in public, for the purpose of preventing or limiting the spread of COVID-19. Barnes Funeral Home is following the ordinance and recommend social distance guidelines. The family and staff thank you in advance, for your understanding during these difficult times.