Violet V. Jacks

August 29, 2011

Violet V. Jacks 88, of Frankfort, IN, died at 4:55 p.m. Monday, August 29, 2011 at I. U. Arnett Health, Lafayette, IN. Born February 23, 1923 in Lebanon, IN to the late Lewis & Audra (McKern) Cast. She married Francis C. Jacks on March 15, 1940 and he preceded her in death on August 13, 1973. Mrs. Jacks was a homemaker and also formerly worked at J.C. Penney and P.R. Mallory, both in Frankfort. She was formerly a member of the Woodside Christian Church, was a member of the Indiana Campers & the Clinton County Campers Association and the Eagles Auxiliary. Mrs. Jacks was an avid card player.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 2, 2011 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, September 1st from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Daughter: Janet (Rick) Knox of rural Frankfort 2 Sons: Jerry (Betty) Jacks and Brad (Judy) Jacks both of Frankfort 6 Grandchildren, Robert Joseph Shaw of Lebanon, Teressa Grindle of Terre Haute, Dusti Jacks, Greg Jacks, Amanda Jacks and Rick Knox all of Frankfort. 5 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

Mrs. Jacks was the last of 5 children and was preceded in death by a daughter Carolyn Sue Shaw on February 15, 1980.


11 Condolences for “Violet V. Jacks”

  1. Buddy & Barb Fausett August 30, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    To the Jacks family, your mom had a special place in our hearts. She will be missed by all with whom she came in touch with.

  2. Deborrah (Buntin) Burgess August 30, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    Janet, I think you will remember me, I was a bridesmaid at your wedding. I’m so sorry to hear about your mother! I just noticed it on the computer at work, I check on things back home when I can. I’m living back in Tennessee, been here for several years now . I come home to Frankfort occasionally, would love to see you sometime. My prayers and thoughts are with you & may god bless you! My phone # 931-260-1958 My e-mail is

  3. Ginger (Barker) Creasy August 30, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    Jerry and family members so sorry for your loss my heart goes out to you all. May God be with you at this time of sorrow ….Ginger Barker Creasy

  4. Dianne & Nina Rice August 31, 2011 at 9:01 am

    Just wanted to send our condolences and prayers to you for the loss of your mom.

  5. Teddi Cunningham August 31, 2011 at 10:47 am

    Janet and family I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Teddi Cunningham

  6. Terri Dean August 31, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    Janet, I am so sorry for your loss, my mother has been gone for 28 years now, so I know what you are feeling, and I am sorry for your hurt. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers in the coming days, If I can do anything dont hesitate to call. Trust the lord he will be your strength.
    Terri Dean

  7. Angelina Palmiero August 31, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Brad and Janet, so sorry to hear about your mom. My love and condolences to you. Vi was a wonderful and fun loving person. I will always have her in my thoughts and heart and will always have fond memories of our camping days. Love, Angie

  8. Lynn Hughes September 1, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    To Tess & the Jacks Family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during your time of loss. We know that you have many fond memories of Granny and that she will be greatly missed. May those happy memories and Granny’s feisty spirit live on in your hearts.
    From: The Terre Haute Children’s Museum staff

  9. Angelica Hill September 1, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    Janet and family,
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Gelia-Bill Smith September 2, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Jerry-Betty, Prayers and Love to your family members in your time of sorrow. Bill-Gelia

  11. Sean Harper September 2, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    Janet, sorry for your loss but I know Violet is in a better place. It was nice to have had a chance to know her.

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