Susan Dianna Thompson, age 51, a New Castle resident passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Henry Community Health. She was born November 22, 1968 in Danville, Illinois, a daughter of James Juel Jackson, Jr., and Betty Jean Hancock.
She had resided in New Castle for many years and was a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and had worked for several area nursing homes in that capacity. She loved family activities, attending church and cooking for her family and friends. She was a music enthusiast and enjoyed playing the piano and singing.
Left to cherish her loving memory include: three children, Brittney Shipley, Bloomington, Indiana, Emma Thompson, New Castle, Indiana, Amanda Horseman, Hoopston, Illinois; two grandchildren, Vera Shipley and Bryce Wilson; mother, Betty Jean Jackson, New Castle, Indiana; siblings: Danny Jackson, Danielle Johnson, Eddie and Emily Lane. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
She was preceded in death by her father, James Juel Jackson, Jr.
Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Macer-Hall-Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home, 2011 East Broad Street with Reverend Max Wright officiating. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Saturday before services. On-line condolences may be made at