Jacquelyn L. (Clark) Jefferson was born on February 4, 1949, to Waymon and Jessie M. (Evans) Clark, in Indianapolis, Indiana. She attended Indianapolis Public Schools and graduated from Harry E. Wood High School in 1966. She attended Indiana Central College.
Jackie started her career working for Blue Cross Blue Shield. She went on to be employed by The United States Postal Service for over 30 years before retiring in 2006. Jackie was a long standing member of Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed being around people and people enjoyed being around her. She had a wealth of friends and she never met a stranger.
Her infectious laugh would take any sadness away. She enjoyed her music as she could play the piano, clarinet and saxophone.
Jackie enjoyed traveling with her QWL group from the Post Office, to various cities around the country. She especially enjoyed going to Washington, DC, that way she could visit her brother and sisters as well.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Waymon and Jessie Clark; brother, Waymon Clark Jr., and brother-in-law, Sylvester Brown. She is survived by sons, Philip Jefferson (Kim) and Aaron Jefferson (Quanya); grandchildren, Aaron Jefferson Jr. (Ayrrana), Jessica Jefferson, Riley Jefferson, Amari Jefferson, and great grandson Adrian Jefferson. She is also survived by her sisters, Marianne Brown, Maxine Miller (Walter), Joyce McDonald (Rex) and brother, Jerome Clark (Karen), many nephews and nieces, a beloved aunt, Frances Raine and a host of cousins as well as two childhood friends, Theresa Moore-Tardy and Wanda Moore-Robinson.
Her family lovingly paid this tribute to her: ”She was the kindest, most good-hearted, and sweetest person you could ever meet”. She will be deeply missed by her family and the many friends who knew and loved her.
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