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Evelyn Claire (Dunkman) Jackson

Evelyn Claire (Dunkman) Jackson
  • August 13, 1927 - January 23, 2018
  • Indianapolis, Indiana

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Evelyn Claire (Dunkman) Jackson, 90, of Indianapolis, IN, passed away on January 23, 2018. Evelyn was born August 13, 1927, in Indianapolis, IN, to Wallace Dunkman and Mable (Luderbeck) Dunkman. After completing her education, she later married her husband, Leonard Jackson, who preceded her in death in 2004. Evelyn worked for many years in retail merchandising for Wasson before retiring. She also enjoyed many years volunteering at Community Hospital, spending time making hats for infants in their care and never missed a day. Evelyn had many joys in life; she loved puzzles, collecting bells, and the many years traveling to every state in the RV with her husband. She was never afraid to try something new, however she found that her greatest joy was the time she spent with her family, her friends, and her church and will be missed by the many lives that she touched.
Evelyn is survived by her son, Michael (Martha) Jackson; daughter, Linda Hargraves; daughter, LeAnn (Michael) Hittle; sister, Joann Worton; nine grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; as well as her two brothers, Fred Dunkman and Jim Dunkman.
Funeral services for Evelyn will be held Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Hendryx Mortuary, 11636 East Washington St., Indianapolis, IN, 46229. Friends may visit from 9:00 AM until the time of service at the mortuary. Burial will follow in Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Evelyn's honor to The Alzheimer's Association, 50 E 91st St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Online condolences may be made to www.hendryxmortuary.com or to the Hendryx Mortuaries' Facebook page. Hendryx Mortuaries is honored to be assisting the family with the services.