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Marjorie Jackson

Services for Marjorie A. McAuliffe Jackson, 82, Marion, who died Nov. 11 at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, were Sunday. Burial was in Cedar Crest Cemetery.

Marjorie was born Sept. 1, 1937, in Ottawa, Kansas. She was the daughter of Joseph Patrick and Mary Luella (Spencer) McAuliffe. She was a 1955 graduate of Princeton High School and earned a two-year diploma from Emporia State.

She was united in marriage to Larry Jackson on July 21, 1957, in Princeton. Marjorie worked alongside her husband at the El Jay Cattle Company as the business manager. Marjorie was active with the Florence Library and Harvey House in Florence. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary at St. Luke Hospital, and the Kansas Livestock Association Auxiliary. Marjorie served on the church board at Cedar Point United Methodist for nearly 30 years and enjoyed her Priscilla Bridge Club.

Her greatest joy was her family which includes her daughter Marsha (Ronald) Douskurt of Bryant, Arkansas, and daughter-in-law Mary (Frank) Harshman of Elmdale; grandchildren, Coleman Jackson of Kansas City, Missouri, Clayton Jackson of Kansas City, Kansas, and Garrett Jackson of Manhattan, Kansas; sister Mary Ann Oswald of Kansas City, Missouri; nephew Flint (Jackie) Oswald of Olathe and niece LaNita (Jim) Malinowski of Olathe.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Larry, and son Michael. Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the Florence Library. Please sign Marjorie’s online guestbook and leave a memory at

Last modified Nov. 20, 2019