Services for Jackie Andrews, 89, of Russell, will be Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Interment will follow at the Russell Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Thursday, June 13, from 5 until 7 p.m., at the Pierschbacher Funeral Home in Chariton. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church in Russell or to the Russell Historical Society and Library.
Jacqueline Ann Dixon was born Jan. 27, 1930 to Guy Walter and Lillie Audrey (Ruble) Dixon in Chariton, Iowa. Jackie grew up in Russell, Iowa and graduated from Russell High School with the class of 1948.
On Sept. 29, 1956, Jackie was united in marriage to Jim Andrews in Russell, Iowa. The couple was blessed with five children: Becky, Toni, Vicki, Brenda, and Kyl.
Jackie was an active member of the Russell community. She was a member of the Wayside Garden Club, the American Legion Auxiliary, and a dedicated member of Faith United Methodist Church.
Jackie passed away May 30, 2019 at the age of 89. She will be greatly missed by her children: Becky (Lyle) Ehlers of Lucas, Toni Harryman of Norwalk, Vicki (Tom) German of New Sharon, Brenda (Darrell) Gilbert of Johnston, and Kyl (Tammie) Andrews of Osage; 15 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren (plus one on the way); brother, Floyd Dixon; and many relatives and friends. Jackie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of forty-five years, Jim Andrews; and siblings: Betty Cross and Fred Dixon.