Jacqueline "Jackie" Coleman of Dexter, Missouri, daughter of the late Howard Joseph and Ellen Charlene (Owens) Rodgers was born on June 20, 1956, in Blythe, California, and went to be with the Lord on July 09, 2023, in Campbell, Missouri, at the age of 67 years.
She lived in the Southeast Missouri area for over thirty years. Jackie was a member of Pleasant Grove Church in Dexter, Missouri.
Jackie was a proud Veteran of the United States Army where she served as a Sergeant. After her service for the Army she went to work for Minton Farms where she worked for 34 years.
Jackie married the late Aaron O'Neal and later married Rickie Allen Coleman in 1989 and remained married to him until the time of his passing in April of 2010.
She enjoyed knitting, crafting and traveling. Jackie was a leader for the Girl Scouts and a secretary for her church. Everything she did in life she did with love in her heart and a smile on her face. The most precious time for her was spent with her family and church family. She loved to "mother" everyone she was around.
Jackie is survived by three sons, Richard (Abril) Coleman of Dexter, Missouri, Curtis (Melissa) O'Neal of Portland, Oregon, and Jimi (Tom Racioppo) O'Neal of Vancouver, Washington; five grandchildren, Javier Coleman of St. Louis, Missouri, Julie Coleman and Jackie Coleman of Dexter, Missouri, Aleyshia O'Neal of Corning, Arkansas, Aerrin O'Neal of Riverside, California; three great-grandchildren plus one on the way; one sister-in-law, Sheri Coleman of Charleston, Missouri; a very special friend, Ken Minton of Dexter, Missouri; many nieces and nephews; as well as a host of family and friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, James Rodgers and Joseph Rodgers.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral Services will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Paul Pierce officiating with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.
Interment will follow at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri, with full Military Honors.
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