2009-08-06 / Obituaries


Elsie Rodgers Jackson, 86, of Grove Hill died Aug. 2, 2009 at her residence.

She was born Oct. 27, 1922. She was a faithful member of Pine Chapel No. 1 Baptist Church of Grove Hill where she sang in the senior choir. She was president of the missionary society, Bethel Association's Women's Department, Bethel Association's State, local and national associations.

Survivors include three sons James (Josephine) Jackson, Linden, N.J., Willie (Mary) Jackson, Grove Hill, Wilbert Jackson, Thomasville; three daughters, Rosie Jackson, Grove Hill, Barbara (James) Fuller, Sweet Water, Edna (Johnny) Florence, Ft. Walton Beach, FL; two brothers, Overseer Heary (Eunice) Rodgers, Whatley, James (Birdee) Rodgers, Whatley; two sisters, Katie Brown, Gladys Robinson, Grove Hill; one sister-inlaw, Earnestine Williams, Dayton, OH; 34 grandchildren; four she raised, Marilyn (Earl) Henry, Grove Hill, Debra (Thomas) Bradley, Houston, TX, Daniel Jackson, Grove Hill, Tanya Jackson, Montgomery; 74 great-greatgrandchildren; 12 greatgreat great-grandchildren.

The service will be Saurday, Aug. 8 at 12 noon at Pine Chapel No. 1 Baptist Church in Grove Hill with Revs. Eligha Scott, pastor and William E. Jackson to officiate. Burial will be in the Pine Chapel No. 1 Baptist Church Cemetery. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home will direct.


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