Marjorie Alice McAuliffe Jackson, 82, of Marion, Kan., formerly of Cedar Point, Kan., passed away on November 11, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
Marjorie was born on September 1, 1937, in Ottawa, KS. She was the daughter of Joseph Patrick and Mary Luella (Spencer) McAuliffe. Marjorie was a 1955 graduate of Princeton High School and earned a two-year diploma from Emporia State.
She was united in marriage to Larry Jackson on July 21, 1957, in Princeton. Marjorie worked alongside her husband at the El Jay Cattle Co. as the business manager. Marjorie was active with the Florence Library, and the Harvey House in Florence. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at St. Luke's Hospital, and the Kansas Livestock Association Auxiliary. Marjorie also served on the church board at Cedar Point United Methodist for nearly 30 years and enjoyed her Priscilla Bridge Club. Her greatest joy was her family, which includes her daughter, Marsha (Ronald) Douskurt, of Bryant, Ark., and daughter- in-law, Mary (Frank) Harshman, of Elmdale; grandchildren: Coleman Jackson, of Kansas City, Mo., Clayton Jackson of Kansas City, Kan., and Garrett Jackson of Manhattan, Kan.; sister, Mary Ann Oswald, of Kansas City, Mo.; nephew, Flint (Jackie) Oswald, of Olathe; and niece, LaNita (Jim) Malinowski, of Olathe.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Larry and son, Michael.
Her family will gather with friends on Saturday from 3-5 p.m. at Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Elmdale United Methodist Church, led by Pastor Tim Woods. She will be laid to rest in the Cedar Point Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Florence Library. Please sign Marjorie's online guestbook and leave a memory at www.ymzfh.com.