2018-04-12 / Obituaries


Grace W. Jackson, 80, of Jackson, passed away April 9, 2018 at a family residence in Elberta.

She was born Dec. 19, 1937 to Nebuchadnezzar and Lula Mae Waltman. She had been employed as a seamstress at Vanity Fair and attended Walker Springs Road Baptist Church. Her hobbies included gardening and cooking.

She is survived by her children, Bobby Jackson, Jane Jackson, Paula Jackson, Paul ( Johann) Jackson; grandchildren, Brian Jackson, Melissa Jackson, Michelle Jackson, Austin Jackson, Maggie Jackson, Sarah Grace Jackson and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Junior Jackson and siblings, Marvin Waltman, Albert Waltman, Jimmy Waltman, Frances Mae Rhodes and Thelma Carpenter.

Visitation will be Friday, April 13 at 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Rev. William Allison officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Cecil Singleton, Bill Spence, Junior Carpenter, Ray Pipkens, Brian Jackson and Austin Jackson.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhome.com.

Lathan Funeral Home will direct.


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