|Jacqueline K. "Jackie" Harrah|
|December 21, 1941 - April 23, 2012|
|of Milan, Illinois|
|Visitation: 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, IL|
|Funeral Service: 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan, IL|
|Interment: April 26, 2012 at Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, IA |
| Jacqueline K. “Jackie” Harrah, 70, of Milan, IL, passed away Monday April 23, 2012 at her home.|
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Interment will be at Davenport Memorial Park, Davenport, IA. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Henry County Humane Society, Geneseo, IL.
Jackie was born December 21, 1941 in Davenport, IA, a daughter of Earl W. Denison and Dorothy E. Holiday Denison. She was married to Larry Harrah.
In earlier years, Jackie worked for River King Food Services for 16 years. She later worked at Cole National Labs, Davenport, for 11 years. Lastly, she worked for the former Pinnacle, in Milan. She retired in 2003.
Jackie will be fondly remembered as a loving mother and friend. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, and caring for the birds and flowers at her home.
Surviving are her daughter Cheryl A. Harrah, Davenport; son, John N. Harrah, Fort Worth, TX; friend for life and after, Cindy Eaton, Milan; stepdaughter, Crystal Eaton-Miller, Annawon, IL; grandchildren, Maggie and Rylee Miller; brother, David Denison, Rock Island; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Gary and E. Kent Denison.
Jackies family wishes to extend a special “Thank You” to Linda Cheek and Vikki Soliz at Trinity Pathway Hospice and Markisha Shaw at Friendship Manor for their kindness and care.
My eyes are overflowing in your absence from me on this earth. But I rejoice in your union with God in His kingdom! Love you always and forever.
-- Crystal Eaton-Miller
My deepest sympathies to the family. Cheryl I have great memories of the time I spent at your home with your mom. May God comfort you at this difficult at time.
-- Diane (Vickrey) Cox
Cheryl,Cindy...so so sorry for your loss... Jackie always had a kind word for me & a witty one too...stay strong at this difficult time...your friend, ~Sandi
-- Sandi Siefker
Idon't know if anyone would remember me, but Iuse to hang out with John and ride dirt bikes, even spent the night at the house out by Blue Grass a few times. You have my sympathies, Jackie was always kind, and fun to be around, alot of fond memories staying down there and riding dirt bikes
-- Tim Wakefield
I always loved Jackie for her ability to listen, her compassionate responses and her ability to put me in my place when warranted. I have NOTHING but kind, smiley thoughts of her. Cheryl- my thoughts are with you and the rest of your family.
-- Alesia Mickelson
It's been 20 years since Cole closed but I still have alot of fond memories the group of people that worked there. Jackie and Cheryl were 2 of the best. Cheryl, I am really sorry for your loss she was a great lady.
-- Kathy (Beyer) Wilcox
I just heard about your mom's passing today. I am so sorry for your loss and hope that you are doing okay, you are in our thoughts.
-- Pam Waters
mom i sure do miss u so much,i just want to talk with you so bad.i love you to know end.
-- cheryl harrah
I never met my aunt, and don't even know why. I went to Iowa in 1980 to meet my father (Gary Denison) for the first time (parents divorced and moved to California in 1960). Also met grandmother Dorothy and uncle Kent.
-- Brian Denison