Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
Jacqueline "Jackie" Axe-Hamby, 73, Morris, Ill., and formerly of St. Marys and Lima, died at 4:58 a.m. June 23, 2014, at Morris Hospital, Morris.
She was born June 28, 1940, in St. Marys, to Francis and Anna Mae Griner Axe.
She is survived by five children, Kathy (Gary) Musser, Elida, Dan (Becca Moix) Copsey, Covington, Ky.; Kelly (Doyal) Armitage, Morris, Doug (Bobbie) Copsey, Panama City, Fla., and Dana Copsey, Morris; nine grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda, Sarah, Josh, Anna, John, Robert, Joseph and Julianna; eight great-grandchildren, Jase, Jadyn, Jordin, Jackson, Hendley, Levi, Ella and Samara; and five siblings, Jerry Axe, Holland, Jim Axe, Bentonville, Ark., Marilyn Parks, Van Wert, Bill Axe, Rockford, Ill., and Joe Axe, Minneapolis, Minn.
She was a 1957 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. She was a homemaker and held many positions in the service industry. She made many friends in the Lima, St. Marys and Van Wert communities. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Memorials may be directed to Friends of Holy Rosary School.
Condolences may be sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.