Laurie Jackson, 67, of Forest Park, formerly of Oak Park, died on Oct. 14, 2012 after a long battle with lung cancer. She was a friend to the community and a dedicated employee at Dominick's in Oak Park for the last 15 years.
She loved to dance, visit the library, walk for exercise, watch movies, and enjoy life. She was very generous with her heart and time, and her life was an endless pursuit to help others. She devoted her free time to support those in need and will be remembered by all she has touched.
Laurie Jackson is survived by her children, Andrew (Karen) Palomo and Tina (Rey) Rocha Martinez; her sister, Dee Robins; her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Jackson.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate her life on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 6-9 p.m. at Zimmerman Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison St. in Forest Park.