West Union, Illinois
1942 — 2022
Karen Jackson, 79, of rural West Union, IL, peacefully passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on September 4, 1942, in Wabash Township, Clark County, IL, the daughter of Garland & Opal Engles. She grew up in the Dennison area, and although she participated in various clubs, she was very bashful throughout high school. This would change not long after her graduation from Marshall High School in 1960, as her career would soon push her into the public eye. Local businesses like Colonial Kitchen, Petrolane Gas, and Annapolis Grain helped to develop in her a strong social presence, which eventually served her well throughout...