Jennifer Elaine Luckett, age 71, of Laddonia, MO passed away at 2:54 pm Friday, August 27, 2021, at St. Andrew's at New Florence.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Waters Funeral Home. Family friend Nick Corbo will officiate. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service.
Visitation celebrating Jennifer's life will be held at 10:00 am until the time of service Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at the Waters Funeral Home.
Jennifer was born on February 16, 1950, in Mexico, Missouri the daughter of Clyde Carroll and Rosalie Virginia (Kurtz) Hobbs.
She was united in marriage to John Wayne Luckett on February 14, 1976 in Farber, MO. He preceded her in death on April 24, 1999.
Survivors included Sister, Rosemary I. Gore of O Fallon, MO; Brother, James (Metra) C. Hobbs of Fenton, MO; Three Nephews, Ken (Becky) Gore of Duncanville, TX, Richard (Regina) Gore of Buford, GA, and Darren (Roxanne) Hobbs of Fredericksburg, VA; Two Nieces, Angela (Mark) Pearson of O Fallon, MO, and Gina Mason of Des Peres, MO and one very close friend, Lisa Kinder Dalton of Mexico, MO.
She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband; and Brother-In-Law, Wendell Gore.
Jennifer graduated from Van Far High School Class of 1968 and was a licensed CNA and CMT. She worked for the Tri-County Nursing Home in Vandalia prior to her retirement. Jennifer was a care giver, not only at work but at home as well. She loved to take care of other people and devoted her life to it. Even though she did not have children of her own, Jennifer had a special place in her heart for kids. She was very charitable supporting the Special Olympics for children, various children's ministries in foreign countries and a big supporter of the Native American Indians often donating to causes supporting them. When she wasn't working Jennifer was often knitting and making afghans to donate to people who needed them.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics 1133 19th Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20036-3604, in care of Waters Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made to the family on Jennifer's memorial page at www.watersfuneral.com.