Remembering Debra Maddox-Jackson: ‘always kind and sweet’

Debra Marie “Debbie” Maddox-Jackson retired from Capital Blue Cross in 2013 after 34 years of service.

Maddox-Jackson, 63, of Harrisburg, died Feb. 6.

She was a 1972 graduate of Steelton-Highspire High School, a graduate of Penn State University and a former teacher in the Harrisburg School District.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Jackson Sr.; her children, Kyle, Challaine, Charilyn, Twanne and Charles Jackson Jr. (Angela); her brother, Kevin M. Maddox; and 11 gandchildren.

From her guest book:

“I worked with her at CBC and she will be missed.”

— Perrise Saluhdin, Hummelstown

“Very kind person to everyone she met.”

— Nadine Klipa, Steelton

“Debbie was such a fun loving person and a true friend. I will miss her dearly.”

— Jayne Dailey, Middletown

“Debbie was always sweet and kind and I will miss her as I miss the rest of your family members who have gone before us.”

— Tracie Garnett

“Debbie holds a special place in my heart, she was such a sweetheart, I will always treasure the memories of her and the time spent with her whenever she, Lue Ethel and I was together was always a great time.”

— Stephanie Williams, Austell, Ga.

“I was part of Deb’s CBC family and it was a pleasure working with Deb for many years.”

— Karen Shenk, Harrisburg

“Such a wonderful lady! I am so very grateful I had the privilege to work with her and to know her. Debbie will be dearly missed.”

— Crystal Kupar, Allentown

“I had the pleasure of working with her at CBC for many years and always enjoyed her straightforward approach to solving problems. Deb also had a delightful sense of humor.”

— RuthAnn Updegrove, Etters

“Debbie was always kind and sweet. She was a person who loved life.”

— Paula Slade, Harrisburg

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