Jackie K. Andrews, 65, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, March 20, 2015, at the VNA Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville, Indiana.


Jackie was born to Charles “Chad” and Helen (Bradham) Andrews on Friday, Jan. 13, 1950 in Princeton.


She was a life-long resident of Mount Carmel.


She graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1968 and then continued her education at Oakland City University where she received a degree in business management. She worked for the Daily Republican Register in Mt. Carmel as the office manager until her passing. 


Jackie was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Princeton Master Gardener’s Club, Mount Carmel Gardening for Health and Fun Club, the Wabash Career Women Organization, and a charter member of the Homespun Quilter’s Club. She was also an active member of the First Christian Church – Disciples of Christ in Mt. Carmel.


Jackie enjoyed her pet cats Bubba and Charlie, gardening and quilting and was an avid Cubs fan.


Surviving Jackie are many cousins and friends. She was a wonderful and true friend to everyone she knew.


Preceding her in death were her parents.


Visitation will be Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 9-11 a.m. in the Chapel of Short Funeral Home, 527 N. Mulberry Street, Mt. Carmel, with funeral services following at 11:30 a.m. at Short Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Highland Memorial Cemetery.