Nina Jackson

Nina Jackson celebrated her 98th  birthday April 3, 2016 and transitioned to heaven May 4, 2016 at 4:40 a.m. at the Baptist Home in Ozark, Mo., where she had resided the past 15 years.

Family members living in Ava are her two daughters, Tayler Falksen and Judie Pennington; one grandson, Stan Clark; and one niece, Sandy Wilson.

Nina’s funeral was Saturday, May 7, at Patton Funeral Home in Huntsville, Mo., her home town. Burial was in the Huntsville Cemetery.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Huntsville.

Nina was called the babysitter of Randolph County, having cared for over 300 little ones from 6 weeks of age to kindergarten.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 62 years, all her brothers, all her sisters, and an infant son.

Memorials suggested to the Baptist Homes may be sent to Patton Funeral Home, 121 N Main St, Huntsville, MO 65259.