Jackie was born in Dallas, Texas and lived there until she married Bill 40 years ago. Her college degree from North Texas State was in English/History but she has spent her career in finance as a bookkeeper for various faith based and secular organizations. Bridges has been her home church since moving here in 1979 and her involvement over the years has included the Mariner Life Group, Music (with adult and children’s choirs) and Women’s Ministries. Since retiring six years ago she has continued to serve in the church and also as a volunteer with Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. She likes to read, travel, do Sudoku, crossword and jigsaw puzzles and enjoy God’s creation.