Lana K. Jackson, 57, of Columbia City, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at her home with family by her side. Born March 29, 1965 in Blytheville, Arkansas, she was the daughter of Anna Lou (Gray) and Wendell B. Noaker.
As a child her family moved to Michigan. She graduated from Benton Harbor High School with the Class of 1983. As a family, they moved to Bangor, Michigan and then in 1997 they moved to Indiana where she lived in Albion. Lana worked for Rieke Corp. in both the Auburn and Hamilton plants for over 15 years. After her mom passed, she moved to Columbia City in 2018 and was a cashier at Wal-Mart until her health caused her to retire. Lana had a Baptist faith and loved scrolling on FaceBook. She enjoyed being with her family, had a great sense of humor and could light up any room.
Lana is survived by her loving sister and brother-in-law, Jill and Jeff Lash; nephew, Ben Lash; niece, Melissa "Jax" Lash; and many adopted nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Wendell Noaker in 2008 and mother, Anna Lou Noaker in 2018.
Visitation will be 1 to 3 pm and 5-7 pm Monday, May 9, 2022 at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. A private burial will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery where she will be laid to rest near her parents at a later date. Memorial donations may be given in her memory to her family. Visit www.DeMoneyGrimes.com to send Lana's family online condolences or sign the online guest book.