Jackie Restine – December 27, 2014

Restine Obit PicJackie Restine, grandmother to eighteen wonderful grandchildren, mother of six children, wife, and friend to uncountable people, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at Polk St. United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dixie Robertson, associate pastor, officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Jackie was born in La Junta, Colorado and spent her early years in the Colorado Springs area.  Her maternal grandparents, Dorothy and Bucky Wilkins took her as an infant and raised her to be a beautiful and talented young lady.  Jackie married Jim Restine in Amarillo, Texas in 1967 and was a constant inspiration and support to him through forty-eight years of marriage.

Jackie was a multi-talented lady, being a wonderful pianist and vocalist, gourmet cook, seamstress, and loved teaching her grandchildren cooking and sewing skills, readin’, writin’ and ‘rithmetic skills and taking them on many field trips.  Jackie loved planning and having parties for her friends and family, loved embroidering, cooking and singing and above all loved her family.  Jackie was a “kid and dog” person and had many wonderful dogs over the years with favorites too numerous to name.

She is survived by her husband, Jim; six children, Larry, Lana, Susan, Karl, Kurt and Julie, and their spouses; her beautiful grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Rooney, her pound puppy; two sisters, Cathy and Nancy Horton.

0 Replies to “Jackie Restine – December 27, 2014”

  1. How many, many fond memories we have of Jackie. Such an impeccable hostess, gifted musician, and loving friend. Will always remember the sound of her quiet chuckle. She set the bar high for what it means to be a Christian lady who dealt with adversity and came out on top with equanimity, time and time again. May God bless your family as you deal with this huge loss.
    Carolyn and Billy

  2. Dad,and the family, we send our condolences and prayers to your family and Nanny will be greatly missed.
    Love you guys.

  3. Today my thoughts and prayers are with my family in Amarillo. I’m sorry I cannot be with all of you for the memorial today. Please know I love all of you, dearly.

  4. Mr. Restine,
    My prayers are with you and your family. You family has been there for many families throughout the years. May God bless you and comfort you.
    1978 drum major

  5. Our prayers and deepest heartfelt condolences to the entire family – May God give you peace!
    Kaye Cansler and Kerry Lancaster

  6. On behalf on the M.E. Smith family, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Jackie. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.

  7. To Jim and the entire Restine family.
    You have my deepest condolences. Jackie was always so gracious, kind and embracing to me when I was invited into your home. Jackie always made me feel welcome. I loved her laugh and sense of humor! All of us have been blessed to have her in our lives.
    I hope you find some measure of comfort in her memories.

  8. If you can have a “brother from another mother,” can you have a “mother through another brother”? Kurt has been one of my best friends since Junior High and Jim and Jackie have always been a great parental influences. She will be missed more than I can imagine right now.

  9. Susan and Family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Jackie was a one of a kind lady. She was a multitalented woman who helped rear exceptional children. I remember Jackie as a kind, thoughtful, caring, funny lady who always had time to talk to me and offer her help. I know how much she loved her children and grandchildren. And how very blessed we all are to have had her in our lives. Jackie was a very special lady to me, and I will miss her, too, very much. My thoughts and prayers are with all right now. I know she is looking down from heaven smiling at all her good work.

  11. We are so sorry for your loss. Jackie was a wonderful woman and will be missed by so many. May your memories bring you peace and comfort.

  12. Please accept my condolences on your loss. I know Jackie will be missed by her family and all the others who cared about her. I hope you will all find comfort in your memories of her.

  13. My prayers and thoughts for the Restine family. Jackie was an important part of my life and I will miss her dearly. She was one of the unsung heroes of the world.

  14. Deepest thoughts to all of the family. May God and your mom, wife, grandma and friend be with you in thoughts and prayers. May her new Angel wings keep each of you warm and at peace. -PKW

  15. So very, very sorry to hear of Jackie’s passing. She was a wonderful lady who will be missed by all who knew her.
    Keeping y’all in our thoughts and prayers. Love to all.

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