Jackie McCausland, 68, of Cherokee Village died at WRMC in Batesville on March 7, 2007. She was born Jacqueline Lee Zook on May 26, 1938, in Washington, Pa., to the late William C. and Ethel Riggle Zook.
Jackie was a graduate of Washington High School class of 1953. She was employed as a travel agent with American and International Travel in Memphis for 26 years where she was manager of the business travel division. She was considered a true professional and had a vast knowledge of both domestic and international airline fares in the days before computers. She was a past president of the Memphis chapter of Executive Women International (EWI). She travelled to many countries, and always listed South Africa as her favorite destination. She and her husband, Ed, found San Francisco and the Carmel/Monterrey Bay area to be a favorite and often visited the area.
After retiring to Cherokee Village on Lake Omaha in 1987, Jackie missed the travel business, and in 1989 she opened A&I Travel of Arkansas in the Highland Square Shopping Center providing service to the local area. Her many clients also included a "who's who" of some of America's major corporate executives who continued to call her in Hardy. She was proud to be a participant of the storybook project of Cherokee Village.
She was a member of Broad Street Baptist Church in Washington, Pa.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; a brother, William Zook Jr.; a son, Richard K. "Buckwheat" McCausland; and a grandaughter, Erin M.Wheeley of Memphis, Tenn.
She is survived by: her husband, Ed, with whom she celebrated 50 years of marriage on June 5, 2006; three daughters, Maureen (Mike) Miller of Wyoming, Ohio; Susan (Tim) Morrow of Memphis, Tenn.; and Brenda (Pat) Wheeley of Rogers, Ark.; and a son Michael R. (Michelle) McCausland of Ridgewood, N.J.
Jackie was the blessed "Magaw" of 11 grandchildren; Whitney, Richard, Courtney, Louie, Courtney, Mallari, Rebecca, Edward, Emma, Michael and Matthew; and five great-grandchildren; Ryan, Sophie, Ella, Kalei and Matthew.