Jackson Lance Shank

In Memorial

Jackson Lance Shank, infant son of Barry and Laura Shank of China Spring, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2009 at a local hospital. He was the most wanted and loved child to his family. We know one day we will see him again very soon. Graveside services will be 12 Noon Saturday, May 23rd at Rosemound Cemetery with Dr. Jimmie Johnson of First Presyterian Church, officiating. Jackson will be buried next to his mother

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Condolence Messages

  1. Laura and Barry, I know this is over a year late, but I just heard about Jackson. As a father, I cannot imagine the sorry you have gone through. You will be in my prayers.

  2. Laura & Barry,
    It is so hard to find the right words to comfort you at this time. I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you & your family.
    Connie Hill

  3. Dear Laura, I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious baby. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for you.

  4. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. My heart grieves with you. My love and prayers flow out to you. Isaiah 26:3 "… Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee ; because he trusteth in thee." May you find comfort in each other and in your family and friends, and in the knowledge that God loves the two of you and Lance with an infinitely greater love than our human understanding can fathom. I love you!!! Karla

  6. I’m very sorry for your loss. I pray that God will help you to get through this difficult time in your lives. Please take care. God Bless You Both.

  7. Kristen Harrison

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and Barry in this time of loss. I pray that you find strength, hope, and courage in the Lord. Keep comfort knowing that you will one day be reunited with little Jackson.

  8. Laura and Barry
    My thoughts and prayers are with you now and the upcoming days. I am truly sorry for your loss and and pray for strength and healing for you and your family.
    Psalm 55:22
    Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you;he will never let the righteous fall.

    Kristy Lamar

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. I know your have waited and prayed for this child for so long. We are praying for you in your grief that God will comfort you and hold you closer than ever.

  10. Mrs Shank I want you to know that you and your husband are in my prayers. I pray that you can find peace and healing during this difficult time. God heals all wounds and with time he will heal you too. Trust in him. You will always have a special place in mine and Landons heart.

  11. Mrs. Sandi Watkins

    Dear Family of Jackson Shank,

    I want to express my sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. You can be assured that comfort and hope are found in the pages of the Bible. Revelations 21: 4 tells of a time when sorrow will be no more. I hope this encouragement helps your family in the days ahead. Please take care of yourselves.

    Sincerely Mrs. Watkins

  12. Rod and Jean Downing

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Remember God is good, God is faithful even when we don’t understand.

  13. Sharen Underwood

    Dear Barry and Laura,
    My heart goes out to the both of you. I am so sorry for your loss. I know God has good plans for you both and He will comfort you in the coming days.
    I love you friends,
    Sharen Underwood

  14. Words cannot describe how sorry I am for your loss. I pray God holds you tight during your time of need.

  15. Laura and Barry,
    It is hard to find the right words to comfort you so just know that you both are loved and have many friends and family grieving with you in your loss of little Jackson.While it is hard to understand why things happen like they do, remember that God is there with you, to comfort you, and only he knows the true path our lives with take. May you find some comfort in knowing Jackson is in heaven sitting on Jesus’knees while he waits for the day to be reunited with you both. I love you and am praying for your healing.
    Vanessa Kruse

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