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John "Jack" Isaac McCracken

John "Jack" Isaac McCracken, age 77 of Salem, passed away Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. Jack was born September 30, 1938, in St. Louis a son to the late John W. and Opal E. (Sauders) McCracken. Jack attended school in the St. Louis public schools and served as a member of the National Guard. On December 31, 1970, Jack was united in marriage to Patricia L. Pascow in St. Louis. She survives of the home in Salem. Jack was a member of the 1st Baptist Church in Salem and had been a member of the South Broadway Athletic Club in St. Louis. Jack enjoyed boxing, singing and working outside. In addition to his wife of 45 years, Jack is survived by: three daughters, Angela Crawford of St. Louis, Jennifer Milligan and her husband Matt of Salem and Kim Newsome and her husband Ed of Lebanon; one sister, Gail Richards of Mesa, AZ; 10 grandchildren, Emily Newsome and her husband Mark, Micah Newsome, Sarah Newsome, Stephanie Newsome, Darian Milligan, Madison Cross and husband Ricky, Sydney Milligan, Caleb Milligan, Casey Crawford and Billy Crawford as well as 8 great grandchildren, In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Krystal Newsome. Memorial Services will be held and the date and time will be announced. In lieu of flowers cards and letters for the family can be mailed to New Harmony Church, P.O. Box 724, Salem, Mo 65560 

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