Carrie Jacqueline “Jackie” Halsey

Carrie Jacqueline “Jackie” Halsey, age 81, of Adrian, passed away on December 29, 2021. Jackie was born June 23, 1940 in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Leonard and Lucille (Clifton) Rucker.

On February 10, 1964 she married Richard Halsey in Tecumseh and he survives. She was a graduate of Tecumseh High School. She sang with the Michigan Chorale and the Tecumseh Pops Chorus. Jackie was a member of the Adrian Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband, Richard, Jackie is survived by her children, Lauri (Don) Sewell, Kati Halsey and Joel (Kerri) Halsey; grandchildren, Haley and Taylor McGill, Ethan Sewell and Danner Halsey; great-grandson, Klayton McGill; brothers, Gerry (Anne) Rucker and Elmo (Phyllis) Rucker.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Grace Doyle and Louise Stark and a grandson, Braydon.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Tom Hawkins officiating. Burial followed in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh. Visitation was held on Sunday, Jan. 2, at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be made online at



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