Funeral services for Mrs. Betty Jackson Boers, age 91, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel will Bro. Foy Rigney officiating.
Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 noon until time of service at the funeral home.
Mrs. Boers passed away peacefully on Friday morning in Manchester.
Mrs. Boers was born in Manchester, TN, the daughter of the late Lee and Eliza Bowlin Jones. She was a librarian at Manchester Library for many years and was a member of Mt. View Church of Christ. She was an avid sports fan and a member of the Literary Forum and the Forest Heights Study Club.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Boers was also preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Boyd Jackson, who passed away in 1963, and her second husband, Richard L. Boers, who passed away in 1996; one brother, Archie Jones; and three sisters, Maxine Kapp, Z.A. McCrory, and Jimmie Lee Sheley.
Betty is survived by her son, Boyd “Pete” Jackson of Manchester; her daughter, Judy (Eugene “Tink”) Driver of Manchester; two grandchildren, Leslie Jackson (Scott) Elmore of Knoxville and Elizabeth Jackson (Brian) McLean of Manchester; six great grandchildren, Jackson & Jameson Elmore, Courtney (Joseph) Baltz, Bailey, Cailan, and Eli McLean; and one great, great grandchild, Kiger Baltz.