Connie May (Jackson) Lenon, 69, of McLeansboro, IL passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 3:41 p.m. at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.
Connie was born on October 15, 1953 in East Prairie, MO to the late Namath Pete Jackson and Hazel May (Lloyd) Jackson.
Connie spent several years as a manager at McDonalds in McLeansboro and later as an employee at Food Park grocery store in McLeansboro, where she is remembered by many. Connie loved her children and grandchildren. She was well-known for her love for Elvis, Alan Jackson, and Conway Twitty.
Connie is survived by her children: Malessa (Dave) Mifflin of Dale, IL; Michael Jackson of Fairfield, IL; Matthew (Jessica) Lenon of Carmi, IL and Megan Lenon of West Frankfort, IL. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Dalton Phillips, Kolten Phillips, Austin Smith, Jaxon Lenon, Gracyn Lenon; and great-grandchildren: Bryar and Leslie; a brother Eugene Jackson, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by both parents Namath & Hazel Jackson, 3 brothers: Thomas “Cook” Jackson and wife Martha, L.B. Jackson and wife Carol, and Billy Ray Jackson; 3 sisters: Wilma Jackson and husband Harry, Naomi Winegater, and Linda Rutledge.
She will be missed by many who loved and cared for her.
Funeral services for Connie May (Jackson) Lenon will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with Pastor Jacob Gray officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of service at 2:00 pm on Sunday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro. A private burial of ashes will take place at a later date.
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