Lola Jackson

15 years ago

Jackson, Lola, 84, Caribou, at Caribou, July 23, 2009.    Arrangements are in the care of the Lancaster-Morgan Funeral Home, Caribou.


Image    CARIBOU – Lola Jackson, 84, passed away quietly on Thursday, July 23, 2009, at the Maine Veterans Home in Caribou, surrounded by her family, after a brief illness. She was born in St. Francis on September 4, 1924, the daughter of George and Emma (McPherson) Jones. She married Preston E. Jackson on November 29, 1945. They lived in Allagash with their four children until they moved to Caribou in the 1950’s. She worked her whole life taking care of her family and herself. Her family was the most important thing in her life. During WWII, she worked as a welder on the Liberty Ships in Portland. She worked many years and retired from McCain Foods. She enjoyed camping, doing puzzles, watching the Red Sox, and spending time with the ladies at Home Farm Apartments.
    Lola was predeceased by her husband on May 9, 1966. She is survived by her children, Hampton Jackson of Caribou, Carlton Jackson and his wife Diane of Caribou, Paul Ouellette and his wife Lynn of Presque Isle, and Betty Wilcox and her husband Michael of Woodland, eleven grandchildren, Hampton R. Jackson and his wife Lynn, Jennifer Thompson and her husband Darin, Craig Jackson, Trina Couture and her husband Michael, Julie Webster and her husband Carl,  Carlton Jackson Jr., Scott Jackson, Melissa McCormick, Bryan and Shannon Ouellette, Clint Adler,  14 great-grandchildren,  Preston, Nicholas, Hunter, and Maddison Jackson, Michael Girouard, Hillary, Zachary and Marissa Jackson, Kelsey and Emma Couture, Sarah and Grace Webster, Christian Mann, Raegen McCormick, three sisters, Betty Henderson of Caribou, Georgia McIver of Littleton, and Letha Hamlin of Oakland, MD; many nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were held at noon Saturday, July 25, 2009, at Lancaster-Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou with the Rev. David Goupille officiating. Friends called Saturday, 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, Allagash. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Make A Wish Foundation, 477 Congress St., 1st Floor, Suite 7W, Portland, Maine 04101 or to the Maine Childrens Cancer Program, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, Maine 04101. Condolences may be expressed at www. lancaster