Thomas Nathaniel Boudinot, age 90, of Jackson, Missouri, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. He was born February 10, 1931, in Newburg, (Phelps County) Missouri, a son of William Franklin and Ada Opal (Towell) Boudinot. Tom was a 1949 graduate of Newburg High School and then attended Southwest Baptist College in Bolivar, Missouri, where he met the love of his life, Jacqueline Sue Hoffmeister of Jackson, Missouri. Tom and Jackie were married in Jackson on June 22, 1952. Shortly after they were married, Tom answered his country’s call, joining the U.S. Army for a three-year tour of duty, spending most of his time in Germany as a HR Clerk. Upon his discharge, they moved back to Jackson, and he joined Cracraft-Miller Furniture and Funeral Home where he spent most of his working career. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Jackson.
Tom is survived by his wife of 69 years, Jackie; a daughter, Melissa (Michael) Faucett of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; a son, Tom L. (Barbara) Boudinot of St. Peters, Missouri; a proud Pops of 5 grandchildren and 12 Great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nadine (late Billy) Hudgens and Delinda (late Joe) Marling; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
A memorial visitation will be at the First Baptist Church of Jackson, Saturday, October 30, from 2 until 5 pm. Interment will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to the Missions or Library Funds at First Baptist Church.
Services by Hutchings Funeral Chapel of Marble Hill.
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