Jacqueline L. (Jackie) Reading, 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at her residence, surrounded by her family. Jackie was born on Oct. 5, 1931, in Danville, Ill., to Charles Russel and Hazel Walker.
She was the wife of the late Rev. Floyd Reading, who pastored Faith Apostolic Church from 1963 until 1999.
A homemaker and loving mother, she was survived by her children, Cynthia (Gene) Medlin of Greenfield, Linda Reading and Rebecca Reading of Tampa Fla., Lisa Reading-Taylor of Greenfield, and Rev. John (Chris) Reading of Greenfield. She was also survived by her sister, Ruth (Chet) Long of Palmetto Fla.; brothers, Robert (Jean) and Donald (Joanne) Walker of Muncie, Ind.; granddaughters, Erica Medlin-Manuel of Indianapolis, Elaine, Jacqueline and Rebekah Taylor of Greenfield; grandsons, Isaac, Clark and Jonathan Reading of Greenfield, Daniel Reading of Tampa Fla.; and three great-grandchildren, Victoria, Brody and Carolina Manuel.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Frances Gignacic; and brothers, Russel and William Walker.
Services will be held at Faith Apostolic Church, 70 Tyler Ave. in Greenfield, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011. Calling will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., with the service immediately following. Burial will be on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Faith Apostolic Church – Elevator Fund, P.O. Box 126 Greenfield, IN 46140.
Services are handled by Bell Mortuary & Crematory, Shangrila Chapel, Carrollton, Ind.
The Online Guestbook is available at www.bellmortuary.com.