Sally Lynne Jackson, 58, of Granite City, passed away at 11:34 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.
She was born March 22, 1957, in Wayne County. Sally had worked as a home health aide and was baptized at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Granite City. She was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball and enjoyed reading and trivia. She loved animals and cherished her cats and enjoyed her days of watching nature and her birds in the yard. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by her mother, Norma F. (Smith) Foreman of Granite City; one brother and sister-in-law, Jonathan and Anya Foreman of Douglas, Wyo.; niece, Maria Foreman; nephew, Max Foreman; cousins, Kathryn Kessler of Collinsville and Kelvin D. Smith Sr. of Fairfield; other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Floyd Foreman; and grandparents, Ralph and Easter Smith.
In celebration of her life, a graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville. The Rev. Ben Ritz will officiate. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements; www.irwinchapel.com.