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Loudean Case

Loudean Jones Case, 89, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at Chateau Girardeau in Cape Girardeau.

The fourth of six children, Loudean was born Nov. 30, 1932, in Scott County to Harry J. and Gladys M. Campbell Abernathy.

She married Glenn Jones. Four children were born to their union, Donna, Sharon, Carolyn, and Allen. Glenn preceded her in death. She later married James Case, and they resided several years in Doe Run, Missouri. James preceded her in death.

Loudean was raised in Crump and attended Delta High School. She worked as a breakfast cook at Delmonico’s in Jackson.

Loudean was an avid gardener of vegetables and flowers, and she liked to cook, sew, and can vegetables. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, and they fondly remember her love of Thanksgiving.

Loving survivors include two children, Donna (Don) Livingston of Whitewater, and Carolyn (Vic) Burns of Jackson; two siblings, Gene (Maxine) Abernathy of Gentry, AR, and Olline (the late Loomis “Jock”) Brown of Jackson; a sister-in-law, Martha (the late Raymond) Abernathy of Whitewater; seven grandchildren, Garret (Jill); Eston (Tracy); Anna (Richard); Aron; Brittany; Brandi (Luke); Glenn (Amber); 24 great-grandchildren, Cody, Jordan, Grady, Logan, Roland, Kaycee, Wes-ton, Kinzie, Nate, Paige, Maddie, Hannah, Bailey, Eli, Matthew, Mason, JoeJoe, Zachary, Isaac, Luke, Elijah, Oliver, Frances, Warren; two great-great-grandchildren, Kash and Lawson; several nieces and nephews; and a stepson, Tim Case.

She was preceded in death by two children, Sharon George and Allen Jones; her spouses, Glenn Jones and James Case; her parents; two adult siblings, Lentice (Betty) Abernathy, Raymond Abernathy, and a young brother, Willard Abernathy.

Visitation was from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at Bethlehem General Baptist Church in Crump.

The funeral was at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, at the church, with the Rev. Joe Allen officiating. Burial followed at Bark’s Chapel Cemetery in Crump.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Gideons International, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, or Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by clicking on the tribute wall tab of Loudean’s personal obituary page at

Arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Jay Forness covers education, county government and community events for The Cash-Book Journal. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a degree in multimedia journalism and has lived in Jackson for the past five years. He can be reached at

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