Ellen Jackson

Ellen loved quilting, and had given a quilt to all four children and all her 16 grandchildren.

Ellen Jackson, age 95, passed away April 26, 2019 in her home in Kanab, Utah. She was born May 25, 1923 in Glendale, Utah to Nellie Lucy Prince and Magnus Anderson, the 6th of 12 children. She was raised in Glendale, attending Valley High School. Soon after she met and married Hiram Jackson of Seattle, Washington on April 25, 1943. Ellen and Hiram raised their four children, (Hy, Roger, Deanna, and Juanita) on Vashon Island, Washington.

Ellen loved quilting, and had given a quilt to all four children and all her 16 grandchildren. She also loved being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and serving in many callings for them.

Ellen was preceded in death by her husband Hiram Jackson; three grandchildren Derek, Ronnie and Billy; and eight of her siblings Ellis Anderson, Glen Anderson, Dee Anderson, Lillian Robertson, Inez Tait, Raymond Anderson, Phyllis Robertson, and Joy Anderson. She is survived by her four children Hy Jackson of Kanab, Roger Jackson of Kanab, Deanna Carman of Fredonia, AZ, and Juanita (Travis) Arnold of St. George, Utah; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and three sisters Lorna Porter, Juanita Terrel and Leona Pierce.

Funeral services were held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Kanab South Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A viewing was held from 9:30-10:45 am on Saturday at the Chapel. Burial was in the Kanab Cemetery. Arrangements were made with Mosdell Mortuary.

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