Nancy Patricia Jackson, 85, of Flower Mound, Texas, passed away March 12, 2018.

Nancy Patricia Jackson, 85, of Flower Mound, Texas, passed away March 12, 2018.

She was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Danville, the daughter of Herschell Randall and Bernice
Royalty Randall.

Nancy “Patsy” is survived by her children, Timothy Jackson (Tiffanie) of Flower Mound, Texas, and Patrick Jackson of Los Angeles, California; five grandchildren, Sara Stanke, Jennifer Jackson, Ben Jackson, Taylor Jackson and Ella Jackso; six great-grandchildren; and many relatives of the Randall and Royalty families. She loved all her family very much.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and special friend Joseph Buckman.

Nancy taught first grade in Canton School District 66 for 30 years. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Western Illinois University and her Master’s Degree from Bradley University. After retirement she relocated back to Danville to be close to her beloved extended family, many of whom still reside in Danville.

As a teacher she loved the experience of knowledge and took great delight in helping her students learn and enjoy discovery. Her favorite pastime was reading and would read all types of books, from the most whimsical fiction to the most serious nonfiction. She prided herself with being well-informed in a diversity of subjects.

A graveside service for family and friends will be held July 3, with additional details announced at a later date. Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville are in charge of arrangements. Join Nancy’s family in sharing photos and memories on her tribute wall at