Nancy J. Wilson Hayes Jackson, 87, of Zanesville, died at 11:54 A.M. on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at her home. She was born November 2, 1925, in Zanesville, a daughter of the late Harold and Ruth Hughes Wilson. She had worked for Ohio Bell Telephone, sold Avon for 12 years, was a member of Eastern Star 485, Salvation Army Auxiliary, volunteered for Genesis Bethesda Hospital for 32 years, and was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ.
Surviving are a daughter Susan (George) Harvey of Zanesville; two sons David (Ruth) Hayes of Blacklick and James (Claudia) Hayes of Ashville; seven grandchildren Monica (Kurt) Pieper, Melissa (Brian) Harkness, Katie (Adam) George, Robbie (Andrea) Hayes, Abigail (Rick) Woods, Daniel Hayes, and Betsy Hayes; five great grandchildren, Tyler (Natosha) Harkness, Faith (Nate) Gorsuch, Hope Harkness, Ashlynn Woods, and Alison George; and a sister Sylvia Stewart of Ft. Myers, FL.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Robert Hayes; her second husband Lyle Jackson; an infant granddaughter Rebecca Hayes; and two sisters Esther Wilson and Mary DeMoss.
Friends and family may call from 2:00-5:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 8, 2013, at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville, where funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, September 9, 2013, with Pastor Brian Harkness officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her first husband Robert at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army: 515 Putnam Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701; or to Genesis Bethesda Healthcare Foundation: 1135 Maple Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.
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