Lillian Mary-Ruth Jacks

09/10/1999 – 06/13/2019

Obituary for Lillian Mary-Ruth Jacks

Lillian Mary-Ruth Jacks, age 19 ,went to be with the Lord in heaven surrounded by her loved ones on Thursday June 13, 2019 at University Hospital in Columbia, MO. She was born on September 10, 1999 in Springfield, MO, the daughter of John R Jacks Jr and Valerie K. Lewis-Jacks, who reside in Sedalia.

Lillian will forever be remembered as a person who loved books, family, old county music and her cooking experiments. She always had a kind spirit and often shared it in the way she treated others. She was never with out a smile on her face and it was infectious to everyone she ever met.

In addition to her parents she is survived by her step mother, Marcie Jacks who resides in the home; fifteen brothers and sisters, Myrtle Lutz, Daniel Jacks, Jason Estenson, Amanda Croak, Nathan Malachi Jacks, Randy Lofland, Jacob Albrecht, Samantha Lewis, John-Patrick Jacks, Michael Winchester, Michelle Estenson, Selmer Estenson, Alyssa Vanderpool – Jacks, Raven Rose Jacks and Jethro Jacks; her maternal grandmother, Margot Lewis of Conway, MO; her paternal grandmother, Sue Jacks of Sedalia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Samuel A. Lewis; her paternal grandfather, John R. Jacks Sr.

A celebration of life service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday June 19, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Rev. Dan Hankins officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dave Thomas Foundation/Foster Care Adoption in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

We were so very proud to realize that Lilly had already registered as an organ donor at the age of 18. The greatest memorial contribution you can give is to consider organ donation for yourself and loved ones.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Lily was a co-worker of my Son, Martin I am going to miss that smile of hers when anyone walked into Wendy’s. She will be missed.
– Monica Jackson
We are sorry for your loss. Lillian will always be remembered as a fun and kind member of our class. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends during this time. Sincerely, Smith-Cotton Class of 2018
– SC Class18
Sending prayers of comfort, to the entire family. Such a pretty girl. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. This is so sad, too young. God Bless. Fly high baby girl
– Suzanne StCyr
It’s so hard to imagine you gone from your momma’s world. What a true treasure you were to her. Prayers for her and your siblings as they move forward in their lives. Until we meet again sweet young lady I love you.
– Bonnie Lipke
I’ve shared numerous classes with Lilly and she was by far the kindest person I’ve met. She always made sure that everyone had a smile on their face. There was one time in our sophomore history class where she told me the stupidest joke, I don’t remember what it was exactly, but I know it cracked me up for several days. Lilly always made it a point to make someone’s day, whether it be by giving out little knick-knacks or flashing her signature smile. Her love of books was unmatched and she has definitely schooled me when we talked about books. Heaven has gained an angel and she will be missed.
– Kasey Bouslaugh
Lilly was the sweetest young lady She always was so kind
– Georgia Homan

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