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Cathy Buck

Cathy Marie Jackson Buck, age 59, of Macomb, IL and formerly of Ft. Madison, IA, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 1:44 am in McDonough County Hospital in Macomb.

Cathy Buck | Hansen-Spear Funeral Home - Quincy, ILCathy was born October 10, 1958 in Saint Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Harry and Loretta Sykes Jackson.

Cathy was a graduate of Peoria Heights High School. She worked with special needs children in Peoria and as a teacher’s aide for Ft. Madison public schools until she became disabled. Cathy was an avid fan of Iowa Hawkeye football and Saint Louis Cardinals baseball. She was a member of Madison Baptist Church in Ft. Madison, and she loved to study her Bible every day. However, the most important thing in her life was her grandson, Connor.

Survivors include: her son, Jamie (Andrea) Jackson of Quincy, IL; her grandson, Connor; her mother, Loretta Tillman of Jackson, TN; her brother, Harry (Kathy) Jackson of Findlay, IL; two sisters, Kim (Jerry) Plohocky of Alpena, MI; and Julia Oliver of Burlington, IA; and several nieces and nephews.

Cathy was preceded in death by her father and her stepfather, Arthur Tillman.

Graveside Services: Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in Greenmount Cemetery with Pastor Ken Barlow officiating.


Memorials: St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital


Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

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