Obituaries » Regina B. Jackson
February 1, 2017 - June 19, 2017
Service Date: July 21, 2017
Cemetery US National Cemetery #1
10:00 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Fort Scott National Cemetery.
Regina Branch Jackson, 83, formerly of Fort Scott, passed away early Monday morning, June 19, 2017, in Oklahoma City. She was born February 1, 1934 in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Thomas Pettus and Mary (Moore) Branch. She married Robert Eugene Jackson March 9, 1952 in Fort Scott, Kansas, and he survives of the home.
At a young age, Regina worked at the Western Insurance Company, and later for her father at the Fort Scott Coca-Cola Bottling Company. After her husband Bob purchased the local State Farm Insurance Agency, she began working with him as the office manager. Later, both she and Bob opened Rough Jack Stalls, a family-owned manufacturing company in Fort Scott, and installed horse barn stalls all over the country. After retirement, Regina enjoyed spending time with her family and great-grandkids, and working with friends at Eugene Ware Elementary in the school cafeteria.
In addition to her husband Bob, Regina is also survived by her children, Debora Barnes and husband Jim, of Ash Grove, Missouri, Robert T. Jackson and wife Dara, of Fort Scott, Kansas, and Mary K. Auler and husband Leonard, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, Jason Barnes, Tonya Dill, Christopher Jackson, Hallie Findley, Amanda Brooker, Drew Zimmerman, Tucker Jackson, and Sullivan Jackson; fifteen great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Thomas Pettus Branch II, and a grandson, Jeremy Barnes.
Following cremation, graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Fort Scott National Cemetery under the direction of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Crossings Community Church,14600 N. Portland Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73134; the Alzheimer’s Association, 8180 Greensboro Dr. Ste 400, McLean, VA 22102; or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave, 5th Floor, Norwalk, CT 06851. Contributions may also be left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home, 15 W. Wall Street, PO Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Condolences may be submitted to the online guestbook at konantz-cheney.com.