Jacqueline Nilges

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Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Nilges, 76, of Jefferson City, passed away Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at St. Mary's Health Center. She was born September 30, 1934, in Henley, a daughter of the late Earl and Ida (Gaither) Roark. She was a 1952 graduate of Cole R-V High School. Jackie worked and retired as a Legal Secretary for the Missouri Attorney General's Office. She enjoyed fishing, traveling and dancing. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She is survived by a son, Mitch Hodge (Peggy Cook) of Jefferson City; a sister, Zelma Tellman and two brothers, Cecil Roark (wife Judy) and Arthur Roark (wife Billie), all of Henley; a grandson, Cody Hodge of California; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Frances Therkelsen; and six brothers, Earl "Bud" Roark, Elba "Ammonette" Roark, Luther Roark, James Roark, Maynard Roark, and Charles Roark. Friends will be received from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 18, 2010, at the Houser-Millard Funeral Home, where funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m., with Rev. Murl Nash officiating. Interment will be held at Hickory Hill Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Heart Association. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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