Valory passed away, surrounded by her family, Tuesday, October 24, 2023 in Gobles.
She was born July 13, 1942 in Otsego the daughter of Charles and Roberta Fox. On July 2, 1960 she married Orville Jackson Jr. who preceded her in death. Also preceding are her son, John Jackson; daughter Linda; brothers, Larry, Albert, Roger, Richard, David and Marvin Fox; sisters, Judy Palmer and Betty Latta; brothers in law, Kenneth, Robert, Duane and Jim Jackson and sister in law, Denise Jackson.
Surviving are her children, Terri (Bob) Pillars and Ron (Danielle) Jackson; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Gloria (Mike) Rutherford and Victoria Seekman along with many nieces and nephews. On January 21, 1978 she married Wayne Havens who passed away in 1991. He had 3 children, Scott (Kathy) Havens, Christy Havens and Karen Gray.
Valory was a life member of the Otsego VFW where she enjoyed playing pool and the Otsego Moose Lodge. She like playing in pool tournaments and bowling. She worked at several area business and retired from Sandra’s Bar and Grill. She was known for her breakfasts and could fill the place up. She was a great mom and grandmother. She loved doing so many things and staying active. She loved having lunch and playing Keno. Most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Friends may visit with Valory’s family starting at 11:00 A.M., Monday, October 30, 2023 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 P.M., with celebrant Bill Rose officiating.
Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery.
Contributions in memory of Valory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.