By Press Release
Published Thursday, December 28, 2017 8:50 am
Delta resident Tillie M. Jackson died Dec. 19, 2017, at the HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 80.
Cremation has taken place and inurnment will be held at a later date at Mesa View Cemetery.
Tillie Marie Montano was born May 12, 1937, to Ignacio and Nellie (McCumber) Montano in Husted. She spent her childhood in Divide, Cripple Creek and on the Montano Family Ranch.
On Nov. 2, 1957, she married Albert Jackson in Raton, N.M.
The Jacksons moved to Delta in 1979. She enjoyed coloring, cooking, sewing, gardening, yard work and spending time with family.
She is survived by her children, Milton (Dixie) Jackson of Fort Morgan, Gregory (Debra) Jackson of Delta and Lisa (Dallas) Turner of Nucla; sister, Marion Mitchell of Colorado Springs; sister-in-law, Beth Montano of Cañon City; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by her husband, Albert; son, Randall Jackson; two brothers, Alfred and Joseph Montano; and two sisters, Betty Hulstrom and Emma Thomas.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.