Jacqueline Royer

Obituary of Jacqueline Mae Royer

Jacqueline 'Jackie' Mae Royer, age 69, of Pineola, NC, passed away Thursday evening, June 3, 2021 at Caldwell Hospice in Hudson after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was born May 20, 1952 in Ravenna, Ohio to the late Jack Wayne and Mae Violet Baker Davis. Jackie achieved her high school diploma from Theodore Roosevelt High School, Kent Ohio in 1988. In her youth, she worked at Mr. Hero of Kent, Ohio. She also worked at Apples Grocery Store in the Dairy Department, all the while a single Mom, raising her two children and giving them good values to live life by. She married Rich Royer in Las Vegas in January 31, 2000, and for the past 18 years, they have resided in the mountains of North Carolina in Pineola. Jackie is survived by her husband, Rich Royer; three children, Robert Sours and wife, Tara, of Marion, Jonathan Royer and wife, Jamie, of Grand Island, NE, and Jessica Royer of Lincoln, NE; six grandchildren, Ashleigh Lee of Tucson, AZ, Kyra Sours of Ravenna, OH, Brandon Sours of Pineola, Sloane and Everly Royer of Grand Island, NE, and Ryker Walker of Lincoln, NE; and one great-grandchild, Emilia Marshall of Ravenna, Ohio. Also surviving are her sisters, Susan Kelley of Pikeville, KY and Shirley Miller and husband, Tillman, of Kent, OH. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Susan Marie Sours. Memorial services for Jackie Royer will be conducted Tuesday evening, June 8, 2021 at 6 o'clock at the Church of Christ in Banner Elk. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street NW, Lenoir, NC 28645 or to the Church of Christ, 220 Blaine Norwood Road, Banner Elk, NC 28604. Online condolences may be shared at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Royer family.