Christal A. Jackson, 31, of Champaign, formerly of Sullivan, died 3:34 p.m. Thursday (January 17, 2013) in Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
Celebration of Life services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan with Pastor Rodney Houser officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in the Keller Cemetery, Lovington. Memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Christal was born December 8, 1981 in Decatur, the daughter of Charles S. and Mary E. Brown Norton. She had worked for the Champaign County Humane Society and for the Albin Animal Hospital, Mattoon. She married Larry Jackson on August 27, 2008 in Champaign and he survives in Champaign.
Also surviving are her mother, Mary Brown-Norton of Sullivan; father, Charles Samuel Norton of Sullivan; sisters, Chaleana Norton and Charlene Norton of Sullivan; sister-in-law, Shana Jackson of Urbana; brother-in-law, Kenneth Grant of Champaign; mother-in-law, Deve Jackson of Champaign; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and her children, Sonnie, Roscoe and Capone.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, aunt and an uncle.