December 31, 1941 ~ November 20, 2021

Born in: Anderson, IN
Resided in: Anderson, IN

Jacqueline Sue Brown, age 79, of Anderson, passed away on November 20, 2021 at Community Hospital in Anderson. She was born on December 31, 1941 to the late Charles and Beulah Sparks.

Jacqueline was a licensed practical nurse for over 20 years. She was an avid animal lover and even had her own petting zoo according to her family. She loved to rehab animals and never turned an animal away. She had so many hobbies throughout life. Some being baking, gardening, cooking, painting with her daughters, decorating for the holidays, crafting of any kind, and making gifts. She was extremely talented in anything crafty. She loved to go to flea markets, yard sales, and going to places like Atlanta Days and Metamora. When she could she loved having lunch with her cousins Kathy, Diane, and Brenda. She would do anything for her kids and grandkids and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Jacqueline is survived by her children Tina Shambaugh (George), Steve Holland (Donna), Zonda Jarvis (Greg), Jenee Wilber (Jerry), and daughter-in-law Jane Holland; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents Charles “Sparky” and Beulah Sparks; husband Freidus Brown; first husband Melvin Holland; and 2 sons Chuck Sparks and Chris Holland.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Cremation was chosen through Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Mom was my best friend and rock, we had so many laughs together and I will cherish the memories I carry. I love and miss you!

  3. One very special lady! I was blessed to have her for my mother n law! Her death leaves another hole in my heart!

  4. Heaven gained another Angel I’m going to miss your smile and your laugh’s I love you Mom and miss you you will always be in my heart love your son Steve

  5. Heaven sure has a very special lady now will always be my inspiration. I love you always and miss you tremendously.. RIH see you on the other side .

  6. Jackie was such a kind and thoughtful lady. She will be missed greatly. Her greatest joy were her children. So very sorry for your loss. ❤

  7. A sad time for us here without her, but a joyous time they are having in heaven. RIP Jackie and give all the guys a hug from us all still here. Until we all meet again . God bless.

  8. She was a wonderful person I’m Thankful to have known her a little may God Bless and keep you and your family.

    John an Becky Lipe

  9. I am so sorry for your loss, what a special lady with a sweet soul. Prayers for your family at this most difficult time.

  10. Anderson Community School Buses are so sadden for the loss of such a special person at one time or another some of her children and grandchildren have been apart of our bus drivers and Her daughter Zonda and son in law Greg still are. Our Hearthfelt Sympathy goes out to the Family may God Bless you all

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