Mary Gertrude Louisa Baker Jackson, 84, of Leavenworth, passed away Sunday night, Jan. 22, 2012, in Leavenworth. She was born Sept. 18, 1927, in Leavenworth, the daughter of Aldon and Gertrude (Taylor) Baker.
Gertrude is survived by three children, Rev. Marcia Jackson, Richard E. “Rik E.” Jackson and Valerie G. Jackson; four grand children, Diallo Jackson Williams, Jamar Jackson, Kredeise (Jariane) Jackson and William Dempsey II; five great grand children; two nieces; two nephews; numerous great nieces and great nephews; her adopted daughters, Joyce Williams and Laura Coaxum; and her adopted son, Hosea Morgan Jr.
Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. An Order of Eastern Star Service will begin at 6 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 7 p.m. all Thursday evening at the funeral home. Graveside services and burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Muncie Cemetery.