Billie Harper Jackson
Long time Cherry Hills and Greenwood Village resident Billie Harper Jackson, passed away Oct. 23, 2017, at the age of 86.
Born April 1, 1931 in Monroe, Louisiana, Billie lived most of her life in Cherry Hills and Greenwood Village, after living in Venezuela, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Casper, Wyo.
She graduated from Sophie Newcomb College (Tulane), was a first grade teacher and later a homemaker. Billie was involved in many charities including Denver Lyric Opera Guild, Lamont School of Music, Sewell Child Development, Kappa Alpha Theta (Denver Alumnae Past President), and the Denver Zoo to name a few.
She was known for her sweet southern charm, generous spirit, love and grace and dedication to her church.
Billie was married to William B. Jackson (deceased) and was a loving mother to Dan (Dawn Fleming) Jackson, Doug (Mary) Jackson, Pauline Jackson, and Alice (Jonathan) Jackson Bush. She was a grandmother to eight grandchildren: Grant, Shea (Derek) Anderson, Anna (Hunter) Holman, Emily, Bridger and Colette Jackson and Liam & Addie Bush & great grandchild Jackson Anderson.
Services will be held Friday, Nov. 10 at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, 10150 E. Belleview Ave. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimers’ Association. For more information visit Fairmountfuneralhome.com.
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