Jacqueline J. “Jackie” Roush, 65, of Greensboro, NC, died November 28, 2012, at Moses Cone Hospital, Greensboro, NC. She was born April 13, 1947, in Athens, Ohio, to Robert L. Jones and Patricia M. Ackerson Jones.
Jackie worked for Western Electric, AT&T and Lucent Technologies as a computer programmer and manager. She was a Technical Senior Manager of a systems test organization when she retired in 2001. She earned a BS degree in Computer Science and an MS in Computer Information Systems Management and completed advanced technology managers training at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.
Jackie was an avid trapshooter and life member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association. She registered 121,000 tournament targets during her career which began in 1973. Jackie served as a director on the boards of the NC Trapshooting Association and the NC Trapshooting Hall of Fame. She has won many trophies and championships at local, state, zone and national levels. She had many shooting friends from all over the country.
Jackie was also an accomplished seamstress and fiber artist. She designed and fabricated numerous quilted wall hangings, handbags and related original creations; many of which were donated to various charities. Several of her creations were selected to be displayed at major quilting exhibits.
Jackie is survived by her husband of 44 years, Terry L. Roush of Greensboro, NC; sister, Carolyn Jones Korn and husband, George, of Shade, Ohio; brothers, Robert A. Jones and wife, Kim, of Shade, Ohio; and James M. Jones of Shade, Ohio. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents.
Friends may visit from 5-8 p.m. Monday, December 3, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, W.Va. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Tuesday, December 4 also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Letart Falls Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to North Carolina Trapshooting Hall of Fame, 540 Juney Beauchamp Rd., Advance, NC, 27006-7831. Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home.