Amanda Susan DeBoor Jackson passed away at her home in Willow Springs, Missouri, on April 7, 2021 at the age of 69.
She was born September 9, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, to parents Trenton Jacob and Melba Jean (Schatzle) DeBoor.
Amanda grew up in Festus, Missouri, and after her marriage moved to Willow Springs where her and her husband raised cattle. She was a longtime employee of Town & Country Supermarket in Cabool, Missouri, and later spent 13 years as an employee of MFA in Willow Springs. She retired in 2014 and enjoyed spending her time tending to the cattle and fishing on the farm. She took two trips, one to Montana where she camped and rode horse trails through the mountains and the second to the Grand Canyon where she enjoyed the mule rides deep into the canyon. Amanda loved spending time with friends and family, especially her two grandchildren.
Amanda was preceded in death by her father, Trenton Jacob DeBoor; brother, Charles Louis DeBoor; and father-in-law, Glenn Grover Jackson.
She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Terry Glenn Jackson of Willow Springs; son, Trenton Glenn Jackson and wife Amy (Aldridge); granddaughter, Dani Breann Jackson; grandson, Dillon Bradley Jackson of Springfield, Missouri; mother, Melba Jean DeBoor of Festus; sisters, Yvonne (DeBoor) Boyer and husband David Boyer of Festus and Barbara (DeBoor) Persky and husband Stuart Persky of Naples, Florida; brother, Jim DeBoor and wife Shelley (Schweigert) of Fenton, Missouri; sister-in-law, Cheryl “Pip” (Vaughn) DeBoor of Crystal City, Missouri; mother-in-law, Norma Jean (Smith) Jackson of Willow Springs; sister-in-law, Glenna (Jackson) Nenninger and husband David Nenninger of Rolla, Missouri; brother-in-law, William “Bill” Jackson and wife Brenda (Friga) of Pomona, Missouri; sister-in-law, Deborah Jackson of Willow Springs; brother-in-law, Russell Jackson and wife Gwen (Harper) of Pomona; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Amanda will be remembered for her generosity and genuine loving character.
The family has asked in lieu of flowers, donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, an organization Amanda supported throughout the years.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.