Jacquelyn "Jackie" Godwin Wage
Jacquelyn “Jackie” Godwin Wage, 95, of Little Rock, died Monday, May 1, 2017. She was born June 12, 1921, in Banks, Arkansas, and lived most of her life in Little Rock. After graduating from Little Rock High School, where she was a cheerleader, she attended Arkansas Tech, where she was also a cheerleader and Yearbook Queen. She met her husband, Ro, at Arkansas Tech, and they married in 1941. During World War II, she traveled from base to base with Ro, who was a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Later, she worked with Ro in his building and remodeling business for 35 years.
Surviving Jackie are her three children, Marianne (Jim) McKenzie, Sheryl (Phil) Baumgardner, and Olin (Cindy) Wage; five grandchildren, Scott McKenzie, Kimberly McKenzie, Kristi Crissup, Aaron (Marc) Nixon, and Robert (Erin) Wage, Jr.; three great-grandchildren, Chase and Hunter Crissup, and Madison Nixon; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Jackie was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Robert “Ro” Wage; her parents, Olin and Dorothy Godwin; and brother, Don Godwin.
Visitation is Friday from 5-7 p.m. at 30 St. John's Place, Little Rock. Burial will be Saturday, May 6 2017 at 9 a.m. in Pinecrest Memorial Park, 7401 AR-5, Alexander, Arkansas. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. at Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 401 N. Pine St., Little Rock. Services will be officiated by Dr. Randy L. Hyde. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pulaski Heights Baptist Church. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com
So sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a sweet lady. My prayers are with you and your family.
Libby Foster McDaniel"
Libby Foster McDaniel | Little Rock, AR
"I'm so sorry to hear about Mrs. Wage. Kimberly and and Kristi, I have such found memories of being at her house with you after you moved to Russellville. Mrs. McKenzie, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings to you all.
Love, Claibanne "
Claibanne Chiechi | Little Rock, AR
"My prayers are with each of you"
Paula Pendergrass Allen | LR AR
I am so very sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Sharon Orr Moskwiak | Little Rock, AR
"I am deeply saddened by the loss of Jackie. I have so many happy memories spending time together with the "sewing club" when we were growing up. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. "
connie karnes megee | perryville, AR
"I am deeply saddened by the loss of Jackie. I have so many happy memories spending time with the "sewing club" when we were growing up. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. "
connie karnes megee | perryville, AR
I am so sorry to hear of your Mother,s passing. May the Good Lord hold her in the palm of His hand.
My love and prayers to all the family."
Alice Traynor | Fort Smith, AR
"I AM DEAPLYED SORRY THE LOST OF A LOVELYED FRIEND.SHE WAS A WONDERFUL PERSON TO BE AROUND.GOD TOOK A WONDERFUL WOMEN .TO ALL THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS GOD BLESSES TO ALL"
MELVIN LESLIE | LITTLE ROCK, AR
"Jackie was very special. I was always amazed by her technology skills. She was a wonderful friend to my mom, Gladys Briscoe.
I'm sorry you lost her and glad you had her with you for so long. Her sweetness will always be remembered.
Mary Ann "
Mary Ann Campbell | Little Rock, AR
"Please accept my condolences on the loss of Jackie. May your memory of her comfort your heart and God help your family during this time of sorrow. Isa.41:13
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