Gena Faye Duke Jackson, age 86, of San Angelo, TX, went to be with the Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

SAN ANGELO ~ Gena Faye Duke Jackson, age 86, of San Angelo, TX, went to be with the Lord and Savior, Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be held all day Monday, April 3, 2017 at the funeral home, 1939 Sherwood Way, San Angelo, TX 76901 with family present 5-6 p.m. Graveside services to celebrate Gena Faye’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Old Runnels Cemetery in Ballinger, TX. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home/Sherwood Way.

Gena was born to the late Jim and Clairette Duke in Paint Rock, TX on July 6, 1930, Gena Faye lived her life as a devoted Christian woman and dedicated to her family.

Surviving family members include daughter, Kathy Gilbreath of San Angelo, TX; son, Mickey Balkum and his wife Brenda of Ballinger, TX; grandchildren, Charles Corossan and wife, Jode Ford, Rachealle Holmes and husband, Tiffany Vasquez and husband, Alana Johnson and husband, Laura Hewitt and husband; and 25 great grandchildren.

Gena is preceded in death by her loving husband, John Jackson, and her darling daughter, Janie Jo Balkum Limule.

Online condolences may be made at www.shafferpioneer.com.