Jackie Whitelock, 82 of Springfield, passed away on December 24, 2022.

She attended the University of Missouri studying elementary education where she met the love of her life, Barney Whitlock.  They married in college and upon graduation, they moved to Springfield where she began her career in teaching.   They had three children and after their second, Jackie became a stay home Mom. 

Jackie is survived by her children and grandchildren, Cary, Mike, Kelley and Abby Davison, Kelsey Cummings, Cole Cummings, Sarah and Cameron Ketelsleger, Greg, Janelle, Michael, Devon and Jessica Whitlock, Chris, Jennifer, Caitlyn, Catherine and Caroline Whitlock, her sister Beverly Fredrick, and in laws Diane and Hadley Whitlock, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, February 10, 2023. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First and Calvary Presbyterian Church, 820 E Cherry St, Springfield, MO 65802 or to the, “Barney and Jackie Whitlock Fund for the Heartland Scholarship” at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks (cfozarks.org), PO Box 8960 Springfield, MO 65801.