Marsha Fay Jackson | Obituary

Marsha Fay Jackson
Date of Death

Marsha Fay Jackson passed away on June 10, 2022, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

She was born in Evansville, Indiana, and graduated from Reitz High School. In 1967, Marsha moved to California to work at Double J Packaging Co. Inc., where she remained throughout her life.

She started her career as a secretary/bookkeeper and eventually became president and owner. She truly loved Southern California and developed lifelong friends through her business, the First United Methodist Church of Burbank, and the Kiwanis Club of Burbank.

Marsha was an avid Dodger fan, holding season tickets obtained in their first season in Los Angeles. She also loved golf, dancing, singing and hanging out with her beloved “eightsome” of very special friends.

She was honored as Woman of the Year by the Burbank chapter of Zonta International, as well as, receiving their Civic Achievement Award. She was also the president of the Kiwanis Club of Burbank and regional Lt. Governor for Kiwanis International. She served on the Board of Wesley Homes and was vice chair of the Burbank Healthcare Foundation.

Along with church and family, the Kiwanis Club of Burbank was her passion. She founded and chaired their prominent annual gala for twenty years, raising more than $1.5 million for their local charities.

Marsha was a loving and wonderful aunt to her nieces and nephews, taking them on graduation trips to Hawaii and being present at all of their important life events.

Marsha was preceded in death by her parents, Martha and Charlie Jackson, and leaves behind her brother, Gil Jackson (Cindy); her sister, Kay Hughes (David); nephews Slade Hughes (Alison) and Jason Jackson; nieces Michelle Romano (Tony) and Reagan Bennett (Matt); great-nieces and nephews, Sarah Mathews (Lukas), Chad Romano (Kacie), Hunter Bennett, Mickey Bennett, Scarlett Jackson, Kayleigh Hughes and Jackson Hughes; and great-great-nephews Grant Romano and Gavin Romano.

A memorial service will be held on Monday July 25, 2022, at the First United Methodist Church of Burbank at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Kiwanis Club of Burbank or the First United Methodist Church of Burbank are suggested.