Animal lover leaves Little Rock Zoo nearly $3M, biggest gift ever

Posted: June 14, 2016 at 4:46 a.m.

Jayne Jackson, who died Dec. 17, is shown at her 70th birthday party with Little Rock Zoo staff members in November. Jackson left the zoo a trust valued at nearly $3 million, and an estate sale this week at her home will also benefit the zoo.

Jayne Jackson, who died Dec. 17, is shown at her 70th birthday party with Little Rock Zoo staff members in November. Jackson left the zoo a trust valued at nearly $3 million, and an estate sale this week at her home will also benefit the zoo.

A trust donation valued at almost $3 million has been given to the Little Rock Zoo, marking the largest gift the zoo has ever received.

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