SPARTANBURG, S.C. Mary Jackson Shoupe, 85, passed away Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at her home.Born May 14, 1927, in Hixson, she was the wife, for 61 years, of Robert L. "Bob" Shoupe and daughter of the late Fred Jackson Sr. and Sallie Ashley Jackson.Mrs. Shoupe retired as administrative assistant from the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind after 18 years of service. She was a member of Morningside Baptist Church, a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class, the Womens Missionary Union, and taught childrens Sunday school for several years. In addition, she was a member of the SC State Employees Association, a volunteer for Mobile Meals Service, FACT, Total Ministries, Welcome Baby Organization, ministered to homebound church members, and was a past board member of Mountain View Nursing Home. She was formerly employed with Miller-Morgan Attorney's and Spartanburg General Hospital.Surviving are her son, Gary Lee Shoupe of Spartanburg, SC; daughter, Connie Shoupe Eaton (Charles), of Pauline, S.C.; grandchildren, Susan Moulder (Brian), of Anderson, S.C., and Daniel Eaton, of Inman, S.C.; great-grandchildren, Larsen Moulder and Rayna Moulder, of Anderson, S.C.; sister, Martha Jackson Carter, of Hixson; brother, Stanley A. Jackson, of Hixson; sister-in-law, Jean Shoupe of Griffin, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five brothers.Visitation will be 1:30-2:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, in the sanctuary at Morningside Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. at the church, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Kirk H. Neely.Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morningside Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 897 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC 29307.The family would like to thank a special caregiver, Sandra E. Long, for her many months of dedicated and loving service.The family is at the home.An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.Floyds North Church Street Chapel.