Joyce Marie Jackson, 83, of Peoria, passed away on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Hudson.
Joyce was born on March 6, 1938 in Peoria to Ferdinand and Edna Jordan Jones. She married Leon Jackson on November 19, 1962 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2011.
Surviving are her children, Eric (Stacy) Jackson of Hudson, Stuart Jackson and Mark (Coydelia) Jackson both of Arlington, TX; grandchildren, Felicia (Paul) Froeter and Amina (Roman) Fleetwood; great grandchild, Noah Froeter, and siblings, Ferdinand Jones, Jr. and Cecilia Jordan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Sylvia Ahlman.
Joyce was a member at Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church in Peoria. She was employed at Caterpillar Inc. in Peoria for 53 years, retiring in 2010. She was a charter member of the Heritage Ensemble Chorus and former president of the same.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. She will be greatly missed.
A Memorial Service will be held at Mt Pisgah Baptist Church, 801 W. Market Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 on Tuesday, December 21st at 11am.