Colleen Sharon Jackson, 72, died on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Hamilton County Hospital in Syracuse. She was born on June 7, 1947, in Garden City to Earl and Mabel (Gillan) Dougherty.

She married Michael Jackson and they later divorced. Colleen grew up in Garden City and graduated from Garden City High School. After her marriage she moved to San Diego, Calif., where she lived most of her adult life before moving back to Garden City in 2007.

She is survived by her sister, Debbie Miller of Overland Park; many nieces and nephews; and many family members from the Gillan and Dougherty famlies.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Danny Jackson; sister, Margaret Hahn; and brother, James Dougherty.

Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Church Of The Brethren. Memorials are suggested to Colleen Jackson Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at