Melanie Jackson

Obituary of Melanie Franchon Jackson

Melanie Franchon Jackson was a caring and loving mother, grandmother, wife, sister, mother in law and friend.  She left this world after a long battle with cancer on April 4, 2022, at the age of 73.

She was born in Minneapolis to Houston and Gretchen Franks on January 26, 1949. Melanie went to Ramsey Jr. High and West High school where she entered a work program.

She began working at Cargill as an office specialist.  She later met and married Harry and raised their family.

Survived by sons Harry, and Michael; grandchildren Mykel, Brianna, Kendyl; Mother in law Melissa; great grandchild KeVaughn, sisters Debbie; many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by father Houston Franks, Mother Gretchen Franks,

3 older brothers and 4 sisters.

Service of Remembrance will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.  In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to the American Cancer Society or Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Melanie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota