Joan Jackson

LISBON – Joan R. Jackson, 77, of Lisbon, died at 3:42 p.m. Sunday at Salem Community Hospital following a recent illness.

Mrs. Jackson was born April 26, 1935 in Fairmont, W.Va., a daughter of the late Earl and Ruth (toothman) Holbert.

A teacher, she taught in Alliance, Ohio and later taught 31 years at United Local School in Hanoverton.

She was a member of the Lisbon Trinity Friends Church.

She is survived by her husband, Jack B. Jackson, whom she married Nov. 28, 1957; four sons, David Jackson of Lisbon, Robert “Bob” (Christine) Jackson of Austintown, Rodney Jackson and Doug (MaryBeth) Jackson, both of Lisbon; six grandchildren and two great granddaughters; and a niece and nephew, Marjorie Schell and David (Melissa) Schell, both of East Liverpool, whom she helped raise.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lisbon Trinity Friends Church, 33937 State Route 30, Lisbon, with the Rev. Richard Jones of the church officiating. Burial will follow in the Lisbon Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home, and on Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of services at the church.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Wanda Frost Missionary Society at the Lisbon Trinity Friends Church.

Friends may view Joan’s memorial webpage and send condolences online at