Jackie Doughten, 73, of Marshallton, DE passed away peacefully on October 12, 2017.
One of eighteen children, Jackie devoted her life to her family. A strong woman with a kind heart, she helped raise her younger siblings and later cared for her grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and neighborhood children.
She enjoyed arts and crafts and planting flowers to attract the hummingbirds.
Jackie was preceded in death by her husband James G. Doughten. She is survived by her sons James O. Doughten (Linda) of Marshallton, DE, and George Doughten of Marshallton, DE, her grandchildren Jamie Haley (Mike) and James V. Doughten (Gina), great-grandson Chase and future great-grandchild baby Doughten.
Family and friends are welcome for visitation on Friday October 20 from 10 am - 11 am with a memorial service starting at 11 am at the chapel of Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. Dupont Highway, New Castle 19720. Burial will follow the service.
The family would like to thank the nurses at Heartland Hospice for their kindness and compassion. Memorial donations may be made to Heartland Hospice, 5661 Ocheltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.