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Jacqueline “Jackie” Mae Modlin

September 4, 1946 - July 15, 2023


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    Tammy Gentry says

    Aunt Jackie you will be missed. Thank you for always being there for me!
    Hugs and prayers for you all

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    Stephanye Haller says

    Love this lady with all my heart ❤️ She was my daughter’s bus driver from kindergarten up, as well as a dear friend! Our condolences to her family… She will be dancing with the Angels tonight 💞
    Stephanye, Tony, Breanna, Toni Marie and Pete

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    Lisa.wigand says

    Jackie I will always remember ur beautiful smile and love for ur grandkids.Till we meet again u will always be in my heart.Love lisa.

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    TaWanna Copeland says

    Mrs.Jackie was a very sweet lady, and a true friend to me. I will miss our girls trips. Take your rest my dear friend.

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    TaWanna Copeland says

    Mrs. Jackie was a true friend to me. I’m going to miss our girls trips and the laughter we shared. Take your rest my dear friend.

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    Faye Rhoades-Gammons says

    I wish I knew the perfect thing to say to make it all better but those words don’t exist, so instead: To JB & family I am deeply sorry for the loss Mrs. Jackie. Mrs. Jackie was an inspiration to all who knew her. Mrs. Jackie was beautiful on the outside as well as the inside. Take your rest sweet princess.

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    Jane Collins says

    I loved this lady! We sat together at away basketball games where she had driven the team. Always a fun time and interested in whatever was going on in your world. We compared restaurants and menus and she never failed to have the latest inside skinny on new places to eat. She will be terribly missed by Bosse fans….and me!

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    Willis Schroader says

    JB, sorry to hear that your grandmother passed away, she was a great lady who will be missed by many. Condolences
    Willis & Vickie Schroader.

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    Julia Turnbaugh says

    She was a great woman who always had a smile. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!!♡♡

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    Julia Turnbaugh says

    She was a great woman who always had a smile. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!!♡♡

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    Debbie & Jim Hayden says

    Jackie you were an amazing lady! Always left us with a smile. Thank you for encouraging me to be a bus driver, I loved it (my kids too.) You will be missed by many. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family. ❤️🙏🏼

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Mae Modlin, 76, passed away on July 15, 2023. She was born on September 4, 1946 to John Brantley and Charlotte (Grimm) Brantley in Evansville, Indiana.

Jackie had the most beautiful heart of gold. She was kind, compassionate, and loving. She enjoyed traveling, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. Jackie was a dedicated bus driver to EVSC for 35 years driving bus #4 while also being the main bus driver for Bosse athletics for 20 years.  She was an avid Bosse football and basketball fan.  Jackie was always a joy to be around wearing the biggest smile on her face. Jackie was especially proud of her grandchildren; she was their biggest cheerleader and loved them dearly. Jackie, otherwise known as, “Mama Mod” opened her home to any and all. She was a wonderful mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. Jackie will be missed by all.

Jackie is survived by her son John “Johnny Mod” Modlin; grandchildren Jonathon (Kelly) Modlin and Chelsey Modlin; great-grandchild Kurrency, Nola, Aniyah, and Davin; sister-in-law Kay Brantley; many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Jackie was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years Larry Modlin; parents John and Charlotte Brantley; and brothers Don Brantley and Kenneth Brantley.

Visitation for Jackie will be Wednesday 19th from 12-2 with service at 2pm with graveside to follow all at Sunset Funeral Home.

There will be free live streaming join meeting 8124775317 password Sunset.  Any questions please contact Sunset at 812-477-5316.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in Jackie’s name to Benjamin Bosse Athletic Department 1300 Washington Ave Evansville, IN 47714.