Jacqueline Jean Pereira formerly of Shelbyville, Indiana died on 9/2/2020 at Elmcroft Memory Care Unit in Knoxville. TN. Jackie was born to Jeanette Hendricks and Howard Tetrick on September 5th, 1927.
Jackie was living in Bogota, Colombia where she met and married her husband of 63 years Jaime Pereira in 1946. They moved to Rittman, Ohio in 1948. There they raised their three children, Mick, Pat and Jon. They later retired in 1979 to Treasure Island Florida. In 2002 they moved to Shelbyville Indiana to be closer to family. Jaime preceded her in death in 2009. Jackie moved to Knoxville Tennessee in 2016.
Jackie loved socializing, reading, traveling, playing tennis and golf and spending time with her family. She is survived by her children Mick (Gayle) Pereira of Knoxville Tennessee, Patt (Mike) Aiello of Friday Harbor Washington, and Jon (Renee) Pereira of Andersonville, Tennessee. Jackie and Jaime had eight grandchildren, Tanya Mendoza, Taryn Ricchi, James Michael Pereira II, Katie Graham, Samantha Aiello, Lindsey Stout, Andrea Lett, and Emily Cork. They also had 11 Great Grandchildren.
Jackie requested no funeral or memorial service. She will be inurned with her husband in Shelbyville Indiana and her mother in Pinnellas County Florida at a later date. Jackie will be missed dearly by friends and family.