Jacqueline "Jackie" Woosley

December 7, 1962 - June 3, 2017



Jacqueline “Jackie” Mae Woosley, 54, of Belvidere, IL went to be with the lord on June 3, 2017.  She was born December 7, 1962, in Belvidere, to Jerry and Jeanette (Kopp) Harleman. She married her high school sweetheart of 37 years, Craig Woosley on July 11, 1981 at First United Methodist Church in Belvidere.

Jackie graduated from Belvidere High School in 1981 and received her beautician license from Altamore Educators of Beauty Cosmetology School. She was employed as an office assistant and lunch lady at Washington Elementary in school district 100 for many years. Jackie was a member of First United Methodist in Belvidere. She enjoyed spending time with her sons and grandchildren, sewing, playing cards, canning and cooking. She entered exhibits into the Boone County Fair and loved to bake.  She was also a past member of the Jaycees. Jackie was a fan of college sports and the biggest fan of the Green Bay Packers. She was a mother figure to many other people.

Jackie is loved and missed by her husband, Craig; mother, Jeanette (Max) Gardner; children, David (Erin Vore) Woosley, Joshua (Rachel) Woosley; sister, Joanie (Rick) Martinez; sister-in-law, Pat Gosch; grandchildren, Eli Craig Woosley, Brody Michael Vore, Baylor Mae Woosley, Huntley Rae Woosley; nieces and nephews, Dustin (Beth) Greenhow, Brock (Brianne) Greenhow, Caleigh (Devin) Fox, Alicia Martinez; many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews; and dear friends, Marie Dinsmore and Trisha Kunz.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jerry Harleman; grandparents, Willis and Vera Kopp, Elmer and Ethel Harleman; sister-in-law, Sharon Woosley; cousins, carmen Schrader and Daniel Kopp.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday , June 8, at First United Methodist Church , 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL.  61008, with Reverend Monty Fox officiating. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for a bench in her honor. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit

Service Schedule

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008


A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL, 61008.

Thursday, June 8, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

First United Methodist Church

610 Bonus Avenue
Belvidere, IL 61065

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday , June 8, at First United Methodist Church , 610 Bonus Ave, Belvidere, IL.  61008, with Reverend Monty Fox officiating.

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I’m sorry aunt Jackie that I couldn’t be there. I didn’t think you would want me to show anyways. Just know I’m sorry for what I did and that I never stopped loving you. R.i.p. I love and miss you

Tommy dublap 2017-06-30T05:27:56

Craig so sorry for your loss I just found out about it I told my dad tonight we have known each other for a long time and dad and I here for you and again we are very sorry Jackie is and will be missed, your friend Steve winters

Steve winters 2017-06-10T04:38:01

I’m so sorry to hear that Jackie is gone. She’s been on my mind a lot lately and I feel so bad that I didn’t call her when I thought about it. I’m also upset that I didn’t read this in time for the visitation. My prayers are with you, Craig.

Lynda Powers 2017-06-10T01:48:26

Josh and Rachel and family, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Her smile and laugh would light up a room.

Heather Austin 2017-06-08T09:08:31

So very sorry for your loss. May God’s peace be with you all.

Tim and Barb McLaughlin

Barb McLaughlin 2017-06-08T03:10:31

We are so sorry to hear about Jackie. She always had a smile on her face! Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Dan & Andrea Cox 2017-06-07T21:29:16

Jackie you are an Awesome Friend. You have always been there for. You will be deeply missed. But you will be with Jesus. You are My ANGEL NOW.

Barbara Prior 2017-06-07T21:08:47

Jackie was a sweet and kind woman. I never saw her without a smile on her face. I am grateful that God saw fit to let her be in my life. I so sorry for your loss. I will pray for you all to have the peace and comfort that can only come of our Lord and Savior. My heart hurts with you and for you.

Debbie Peterson 2017-06-06T21:25:57

Praying for her family

Kimberly 2017-06-06T19:13:17

May the loving arms of Jesus wrap around you & hold you tight. Sending our love & sympathy.

Brian & Diane Swanstrom 2017-06-06T15:38:05

Im ao sorry for your loss

kim kimble donovan 2017-06-06T15:35:31

so sorry to read of Jackies passing….she and I worked at Washington School together and she was so much fun….prayers to her whole family…Jill Taplin

jill taplin 2017-06-06T14:52:46

I met Jackie when our boys wrestled and played football together. She always had a smile and a warm welcome to all. She will be greatly missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Barb "Keil" Trevathan 2017-06-06T14:01:36

I will always remember your smile…it was always there to welcome family, friends and even strangers. Your lose is felt by all who knew you. Unconditional love was your gift to me and for that I am and always will be greatful. Thank you for making me a better person. I love you always.

Wendy Woosley-Arco 2017-06-06T13:48:24

I am so sorry to hear of Jackie’s passing. May her light shine on in the hearts of all who loved her.

Kathy Jacobson 2017-06-06T11:49:04

So sorry to hear of your loss Josh and Rachel. I’m sure she was greatly loved and will be missed by so many. It is so hard to lose a parent. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you go thru this season of grief and pain. We love you and pray God will hold you close and comfort you! <3

Kay and Kevin Giardini 2017-06-06T04:29:56

I never had the honor of meeting Jackie, but I saw the amazing love you two shared in reading your postings on Facebook. Craig, I could tell she was your world. My heart is sad for you, but rest that she is with our Lord.

Donna Jackson Hendrich 2017-06-06T04:09:19

Very sorry to hear about Jackie’s passing. I have heard how much she was loved by her family and friends, and I am hoping that they find comfort in their memories of her.

Christine Giardini 2017-06-06T03:39:26

I’m so sorry Craig and family for your loss. I remember when I would see Jackie in our High School days Craig was not to far behind. Craig could not have ask for a better person to be with, they were so right for one another. May you all find peace knowing she is at peace with our Lord and Savior.

Ron Ashcraft 2017-06-06T02:43:51

I am so sorry to hear this. My heart is breaking for you all. She is part of a wonderful, wonderful family and I know she is loved and will be missed greatly. Hugs to everyone.

Jane Eurek 2017-06-06T02:40:00

Woosley Family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Jackie was a great person. She will be missed by many people.

Velma Knox 2017-06-06T02:19:40

Jeannette, Joanie and the Woosley family, my thoughts and prayers to you at this difficult time.

Pam Gustafson 2017-06-06T02:14:51

Joanie, Sorry for the loss of your sister. I hope she did not suffer. Please let your family know I am thinking of all of them and that you are in my prayers.

Jenny Montgomery 2017-06-06T02:02:11

I am so sorry for your loss. Jackie was a wonderful lady.

Sammi Jo Roush 2017-06-06T01:58:30

Our thoughts and prayers for the family

Kim murdock 2017-06-06T01:39:49

I am so sorry over the loss of Jackie.She was a sweet and loving person.My thoughts and prayers go out to her whole family.

Joy McCormick 2017-06-06T00:39:36

I’m very saddened to hear of Jackie’s passing. I worked with her mother at Century Tool. And enjoy seeing her grandchildren on Erin’s FB. There is no doubt she will be missed.
Prayers for her and her family

Debra Petersen 2017-06-05T22:44:08

Our sincere condolences to the Woosley family from all the members of the Belvidere Lions Club. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. While we never got the chance to meet Jackie we are certain she was a woman of great values by just knowing Craig and his actions and service to humanity. May you Rest in Peace Jackie. God Bless.

William D Villont 2017-06-05T22:41:50

You will dearly be missed by many people. I remember beauty school day, and being in your weddingof you and craig. You are a sweet person

Annette bounds 2017-06-05T22:31:57

My deepest sympathy for the woolley family, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!!

Scott williams 2017-06-05T22:27:24

You will be missed, give Eleanor a hug from me! You were two of the best “Road Runners” a girl could have!

Lani Illgen 2017-06-05T22:21:09

Our sincere sympathy for your loss-Don and Rita Woosley Taylor in Kentucky

Rita Woosley Taylor 2017-06-05T22:06:52

Jeanette, My family sends their thoughts and prayers to you and your family. I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. I would hug you if I was there……but instead I definitely wanted to send our love and condolences,

Kelly Becker & Family (Jay, Jason & Ryan) 2017-06-05T21:44:50

So sorry for the loss of a kind and loving person . Jackie was a great friend in my school years and thought of her often . she will
Missed by many.

Gerri Pearse 2017-06-05T21:27:26

I am so sorry for your loss. Jackie was such a beautiful person inside and out. While I have not seen her in a long time, she left me with memories of being a kind, sweet, selfless person.

God Bless you Craig and your family during this difficult time.

Tricia Frazer Flynn 2017-06-05T21:02:14

So very sorry for your loss. You have all been in our prayers & thoughts.

Dan & Cathy flynn 2017-06-05T20:35:35

You will be missed dearly, everyday. I will miss your laugh and how I could talk to you about anything. You were a huge part of this family and I don’t have a single Woosley memory without you in it. I am sad and selfish because I will not be able to see/ talk to you anymore but Happy that you are no longer in any pain. Thank you for always being there for us. Love you always

Dawn (John and Justin) Woosley 2017-06-05T20:19:29


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