Doris Mae (Bevins) Jackson, 83, of Ogema, MN, passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021 at the Mahnomen Health Center, in Mahnomen, MN.
Doris Mae Bevins was born on July 11, 1937 to Aaron Bevins and Marciana Jackson in White Earth, MN. She attended school at the St. Benedict’s Mission until ninth grade. She was united in marriage to Franklin Jackson Sr. and their union was blessed with nine children; Franklin Jr., Mary, Beverly, Leon, Donald, Michael, David, Merlin, and Sharon.
Doris worked for Swift’s for 26 years as a line worker, before going to work at the RTC for a couple years, and then she worked for the Shooting Star Casino for 22 years until her retirement in 2014.
Doris enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo, gardening, puzzles and sewing. She was a kind, caring, loving and beautiful soul, who was deeply loved by her family.
She is survived by her children Mary (Paul) Cox, Beverly Jackson, Leon Jackson, Donald Jackson, Merlin Jackson, and Sharon (Daryl Barret) Jackson; a bunch of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; her siblings Kibby, Grace, Geraldine “Fuzzy”, Mary, Jeanette, Donna, Curt, and Gus; and many nieces and nephews.
Doris is preceded in death by her husband Franklin Sr, her sons Franklin Jr., Michael, and David, her parents, and her brother Art.