Dianne Dee Jackson

dianne jackson

November 9, 1948 ~ February 22, 2014

Dianne Dee Jackson passed away at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. at the age of 65. She was born in Highland, IL to Harry D. and Frances L (Gaffner) Sussenbach. She married Jerry L. Jackson on November 12, 1971 in Greenville, IL. He survives along with their children Mellisa (Chris) Higgins, Jeff "Bodean" (Denise) Jackson, Randy Jackson, Gary "Gooch" Jackson, and David (Lindsey) Jackson, her brothers Max (Jo) Sussenbach, Mike (Martha) Sussenbach, and Larry (Sheri) Sussenbach. She is also survived eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Carol Ann in infancy. She grew up in Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School. She worked for about six years in Springfield, IL. She later worked at Greenville Regional Hospital for 17 years and also worked awhile at Helia Healthcare. She was member of the Diamond Square Dance Club, The Bond County Fair Board, and The Greenville First Christian Church. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family


Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11 AM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive, Greenville, IL 62246


Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 4-8 PM

Greenville First Christian Church 1100 Killarney Drive, Greenville, IL 62246

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  1. What a great and fun person that Diane was! My condolences to the Sussenbach and Jackson families,! So sorry for your loss!

  2. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a wonderful lady that will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Rest in Peace our Friend until we see each other again.


  4. So sorry to all of Diane's family. She was a very giving person and she will be greatly missed! I am a lucky person to have known her. She loved her family very much and I hope she knew how much she ment to them all.

  5. So sorry for your loss. She will truly be missed. God has gained and exceptional angel. She was a "MOMMA" to many!!

  6. So sorry for your families loss. Diane was a great lady w a big heart!! God bless you all at this difficult time.

  7. She was a wonderful and fun person to work with .. sweet .. happy .. caring .. will be missed by many .. leaves so many happy thoughts with us .

  8. Prayers going out to the family, Diane was a very fun loving person, who helped anyone who asked. very sorry for your loss!!

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Dianne always had a smile for me and talked with me no matter how many years it had been since we worked together! She touched so many lives. May you feel her love surround you always. Cari

  10. My heart goes out to the family. Momma Jackson was an amazing woman and inspiration to many. She will be missed dearly by many. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. My deepest sympathy to the family of Dianne. She was a giving lady, loved playing softball on her team years ago, I had the privilage of working with her at the Hospital. My heart aches for all of u. My condolence.

  12. I will miss Diane, but I will remember all the good times we had at Utlaut Hospital, Greenville Bowling Alley and the soft ball field. May your family also remember all the happy and pleasant memories you shared together. God Bless the Jackson and Sussenbach Families. R.I.P. my friend! Love you Diane!

  13. I remember Diane always taking care of her mother, Frances, shopping, or doctors visits. I always wondered how she could stand to be in that hot building selling tickets for those fair events. She was always smiling

  14. I am sorry for your loss. Heaven is gaining a great and loveable angel. She is going to be missed more than words can say. I Love You Dianne.

  15. We want to extend our sympathy to Dianne's family. May God be close to all of you at this sad time. Cousins. Budd & Bonnie Gaffner Reed & Irene Gaffner Reed

  16. Sussenbach family, My sincere condolences on the passing of Diane. She was a classmate and friend as you all are. We are still in Florida for the winter so unable to attend service or visitation. God bless your family. She now can rest in peace with your folks.

  17. My sympathy to family… Many loved ones waiting to welcome her to her new home In Heaven… Friends and family. God bless you all.

  18. My sympathy goes out to her family. She was loved by many. We both worked for a local family doing in home health care a couple of years ago. She could always make me laugh.

  19. Melissa sorry for the loss of you mother. No matter the circumstance it's a very hard thing to go thru. May God Bless and know that we love you.

  20. Heaven is getting an angel tonight that will be missed by many of us here. She was the first to train me when I had my first night as a CNA fresh out of school. I loved her spicy attitude and she made me laugh sometimes so hard I would cry. Thank you Mamma Jackson for teaching me and being my friend, love you.Praying for healing for all. God bless.

  21. So sorry to hear of your loss of your mother, Grandmother and sister! She was a good friend and a hard worker. She will be missed by many people. Momma Jackson touched many lives will be sadly missed. Heaven is getting a great lady!

  22. Our deepest sympathy to all of Dianne's family. She truly loved all of you. May God wrap His arms around you and bring you comfort.

  23. Heaven is getting an angel tonight that will be missed by many of us here. She was the one women on this earth that touched so many people. i cant seem to think its real, feels like just yesturday she was here in her little black jeep of hers telling me she found me a job and if i messed it up she was gunna woop my ass:/ i would go back to see that day for anything. you will be so missed! its not a goodybye its a cya later! I have trouble accepting the fact that you're gone, so I wont… It'll be like we went for awhile without seeing each other. But I can see why God would want you closer to him, cause you truly were an angel on Earth

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