Marilyn Marie Jackson
Newport News – Marilyn Marie Shively Jackson, 76, of Newport News, VA passed away peacefully with her family by her beside on Aug. 17, 2009. Born in Berlin Heights, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late William Shively and Marion Ovens Shively. Marilyn was also preceded in death by her sister, Margaret; and her brother, Willis.
Marilyn was deeply involved with the Peninsula chapter of Mothers
Against Drunk Drivers MADD as a victim advocate and court monitor.
She was a member of the Warwick Memorial Methodist church.
She is survived by her loving family, her husband of 57 years, Richard Jackson of Newport News; son Richard Michael and wife, Tracy, and their two sons, Chad and Kyle and their two daughters Heather and Kendal of Boynton Beach Fl.; son John Alan and wife, Penny, and their son Richard Wayne and their two daughters; Crystal and Dawn of Lake Worth Fl; daughter Sandra of Boca Raton Fl; among three great-granddaughters and two great-grandsons, all of Florida.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug 20, 2009, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 12893 Jefferson Ave, in Newport News. The family will remain after the service at the funeral home to receive friends. The family request that in lieu of flowers donations be made to
Polycystic Kidney Foundation, 9221 Ward Parkway Suite 400, Kansas City,
MO 64114 or MADD, 5310 Markel Road Suite 101, Richmond VA 23230. Condolences may be offered to the family at altmeyer.com.