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Agnes G. Jackson ~1914-2000
1. Obituary: Agnes G. Jackson of Millsboro died Sunday, April 23, 2000, in Millsboro Nursing Home. She was 86. Mrs. Jackson was born in Millsboro, the daughter of the late Horace E. and Arrie B. Morris Wright. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel B. Jackson in 1989.
She is survived by two sons, William E. Jackson, and Samuel B. Jackson, both of Millsboro; two daughters, Betty B. Hall and Blenda A. Wright, both of Millsboro; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Harmony United Methodist Church, Del. 24, east of Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to service. The Rev. Delores Wilks will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
2. Death Notice: 04/25/2000 Agnes B. Jackson Of Millsboro, age 86, died Sunday at Millsboro Nursing Home. Services: 1 p.m. Thursday at Harmony U.M. Church, Route 24 East of Millsboro. Visitation: 1 hour prior. Rev. Dolores Wilks will officiate. Interment in Harmony Church Cemetery. Arrangements by WATSON FUNERAL HOME, Millsboro.
Araminta Morgan Jackson 1922-1999
Araminta M. Jackson of Philadelphia died after a brief illness Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1999, in Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia. She was 77. Mrs. Jackson was born in Fairton, N.J., the daughter of the late Edward Morgan and Mamie Durham Morgan. She lived for a while in Wilmington, Del., before moving to Philadelphia, where she graduated from Temple University. After working for many years as a bookkeeper, Mrs. Jackson retired from the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1987.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Francis L. Jackson. She is survived by a daughter, Lynn C. Jackson of Philadelphia; and two sisters, Selina Pierce of Pittsgrove, N.J., and Mary Elva Mosley of Elmer, N.J.
Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Torbert Funeral Chapel, 61 S. Bradford St., Dover, Del. Burial will be in Immanuel Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheswold, Del.
Barbara C. Jackson 1954-2010
Barbara C. Jackson January 26, 1954 - May 7, 2010 After an 8 year battle with cancer, Barbara passed away surrounded by close family at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE on Friday, May 7, 2010, early in the morning. She was born and raised in Millsboro and graduated from Sussex Central High School. Barbara was born to William H. Davis and the late Doris E. Mosley Davis in 1954 at Milford Hospital. On August 25, 1984 she married Daryl J. Jackson at Indian Mission United Methodist Church. Together they lovingly raised Daryl Brett Jackson, 25 and Cory E. Jackson, 23. Barbara graduated in 1975 from Salisbury University with high honors in Secondary Education.
In Barbara's career, she had the opportunity to work with Jobs for Delaware Graduates, Native American Consortium in Washington DC and Baltimore, Indian River High School and lastly Sussex Central High School where she taught English for 30 years. She was an active member of the Nanticoke Indian Association, even serving as a council member and editor for the Annual Powwow book. For many years she worked diligently with the youth coordinating bible study at Indian Mission UMC and supporting the Nanticoke Indian Dance troupe. Barbara loved being with her family, spending time with friends, working with her students, laughing and playing with her beloved dog Snoopy. Despite her long battle with breast and bone cancer, her strength and courage in the face of adversity still remains an inspiration to us all. With her unwavering love for Christ, Barbara touched the lives of numerous people with her smile, generosity, laugh and loving spirit.
Barbara will forever be remembered and missed by her husband of 26 years, Daryl Jackson, children Brett and Cory Jackson, father William Davis, sister Audrey Brown of Nashville, Tenn, grandmother Ella Mae Mosley of Milford, DE, mother-in-law Mary Drain, of Milllsboro. Sister-in-law: Paulette Brunswick and husband Tony of Ashburn, VA her "Chemo Posse" Sabrina and Lauren, a host of Aunts, Uncles, Nephews, Nieces, Cousins, a much anticipated grand-daughter and countless other family, friends, and students.
Friends and family are invited to attend on Thursday, May 13, 2010. Calling hour will be from 6-7 PM, followed by a Memorial Service led by Pastor Jerry Denton and Rev. Cindy Quillen at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be sent to the Nanticoke Indian Association Scholarship Fund, 27073 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966 attn: Mrs. Bonnie Hall.
Beatrice M. Jackson ~1915-2004
March 4, 2004
Beatrice M. Jackson of Reston, formerly of Wilmington, Del., died, after a brief illness, Monday, March 1, 2004, in the Arlington Hospital, Arlington. She was 89. Mrs. Jackson was born in Cheswold, Del., daughter of the late Levin and Caroline Crocker Jackson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Jackson; and two brothers, Francis Jackson and Wagner Jackson.
She is survived by her caregivers, Mort and Betty Marshall of Reston, with whom she lived; and a brother, Lenox Lacy Jackson of Wilmington.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday in the Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, Del., where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. Cindy Quillen will officiate. Burial will be in the Indian Mission Cemetery, Millsboro.
Bernice C. 'Nicey' Jackson ~1927-2000
1. Bernice C. "Nicey" Jackson of Lewes died Saturday, June 3, 2000, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. She was 73.
Mrs. Jackson was born in Lewes, the daughter of the late Liston and Viola Johnson Wright. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Israel United Methodist Church in Lewes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harland I. Jackson, in March 1985; and a granddaughter, Gwendolyn Sheppard Doughty in October 1995.
She is survived by four daughters, Evelyn Dunning, Vonnie Burton and Darlene Jackson, all of Lewes, and Donnie Witke of Georgetown; a son, Jerry Jackson of Lewes; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Israel U.M. Church, Five Points, near Lewes, where friends may call two hours prior to service, and where the Rev. Annie Jane Custis will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
2. Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Church program: In Loving Memory of Bernice C. Jackson Sunrise May 14, 1927 Sunset June 3, 2000 Services Saturday June 10, 2000 1:00 p.m. Viewing 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Israel United Methodist Church, Lewes, Delaware Interment Israel Cemetery, Lewes, Delaware
Bernice C. Nicey Jackson, daughter of the late Liston & Viola Johnson Wright, was born May 14, 1927, in Lewes, Delaware. On Saturday June 3, 2000, God sent for one of His children to come home. She departed this life at Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, De. She was 73. Bernice met & married, Harland Jackson on December 24, 1947, and to this union they were blessed with five loving children. She was a homemaker, easygoing, soft spoken, always ready to lend a hand. She was a devoted & caring mother.
Bernice was preceded in death by her husband, Harland Jackson, in March 1985 & a granddaughter, Gwendolyn Sheppard Doughty in October 1995. She leaves to cherish her memory four daughters, Evelyn Dunning, Bonnie Burton & Darlene Jackson, of Lewes, De., & Donnie Witke of Georgetown, De., a son Jerry Jackson of Lewes, De.. nine grandchildren, Tyniece Stokes, Shannon Street, Tykiesha Frazier, Jerry Jackson, Jr., Bruce Burton, Jr., Carrie Burton, Jennifer & Christine Witke, four great-grandchildren, Raymond Spruill, Jr., Frederick Young, Jr., Kieosha Frazier, Gmesha Frazier & Timarias Stokes Perry & a host of nephews, nieces & other relatives and friends.
The Pall Bearers: Larry Jackson, Phillip Jackson, Jimmie Jackson, Herman Jackson, Glenden Jackson, Delvernie Jackson
The Flower Girls: Sharon Jackson Bordley, Jacalyn Jackson Halton, Phyllis Jackson Harris, Glenda Jackson Norwood, Joyce Jackson Bailey, Corrine Jackson Messick
Bertha Mabel Jackson 1896-1966
Mrs. Bertha Mabel Jackson, 70, widow of Philip H. Jackson, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 1966, at her home near Seaford after an apparent heart attack.
She is survived by her four sons: Herman R. Sr., Seaford; Clifford R. and Norman H., both of Wilmington and Harland I, Lewes; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Wright and Mrs. Louise Wright, both of Wilmington; a brother Howard Carey, Cheswold; four sisters, Mrs. Lulu Clark, Milton; Mrs. Susie Clark, Seaford; Mrs. Henrietta Johnson and Mrs. Grace Sammons, both of Cheswold; a grandson, Herman R.Jackson, Jr. whom she raised at home; 30 other grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday afternoon at 2 at the Watson Funeral Home, Seaford, where friends may call tomorrow night.
Braxton Harry Lanier Jackson 1931-2013
Dec 11, 2013
Braxton Harry Lanier Jackson, 82, of Lewes, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Mr. Jackson was born in Lewes, May 20, 1931, to the late Arvil and Roberta Norwood Jackson.
He was a construction contractor. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served during the Korean War.
He is survived by a daughter, Sheila Jackson and a brother, Brandel Jackson both of Lewes. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by a son, Gavin Carlisle Jackson.
A funeral service will be held at noon, Monday, Dec. 16, at Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will follow with the conferring military honors at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.
Bruce L. Jackson ~1942-1999
Bruce L. Jackson of Millsboro died Saturday, June 12, 1999, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 57. Mr. Jackson was born in Millsboro, the son of Agnes Wright Jackson of Millsboro and the late Samuel B. Jackson.
He was a handyman.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by two brothers, William E. Jackson and Samuel B. Jackson, both of Millsboro; two sisters, Betty B. Hall and Blenda A. Wright, both of Millsboro; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Harmony U.M. Church, Rt. 24, East of Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
The Rev. Carl Lee Jackson?- 2012
Mar 20, 2012
The Rev. Carl Lee Jackson stepped up to claim his reward and we rejoiced for the victory of his release Friday, March 16, 2012.
Neither death nor cancer claimed any victory here - the “Big Chief” fought valiantly until last Friday, when he was promoted from the battlefield to glory. Rev. Jackson, fourth child of Edna Clark Jackson and Emery Isaac Jackson, was survived by his loving wife of nearly 22 years, Beverly Ann Jackson; his natural daughters: Donna Maria Jackson Tucker, Shari-Yvette Jackson Small (John H. Small), and KoKita Valynnte Jackson (Michael Chambers); and daughters gained in marriage: Valorie Sherette Handy (Belarus Lee Handy) and Vicky Lovette Norwood (Monty Jackson). He is also survived by sisters
Minerva Street, Vera Constance Morris, and Joan Jacqueline Martin (Marvin Martin); and his brother, Isaac Evan Jackson. Brothers Winfield and Emery Jackson preceded him in death, as did sisters Kathleen Wright and Clarice Tomasso. He is remembered with love and joy by countless other relatives, friends and associates.
The wake will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 22, at
St. John’s2nd , Baptist Church 26602 Mt. Joy Road, Millsboro. He will be funeralized at 10 a.m., Friday, March 23, at St. John’s2nd . Burial will follow at Baptist Church . Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Cecelia A. Crawford Jackson ~1913-2009
30 Apr 2009
Cecelia A. "Teenie" Jackson, daughter of the late John L. and Katherine (Katie) Crawford, departed this life peacefully on April 27, 2009, in the comfort of St. Ignatius Nursing Home, Philadelphia, PA. Ceceila was born and raised in Wilmington, DE with her parents and eight siblings. Cecelia lived many years of her adult life in Philadelphia, PA where she was a devoted member of the late Our Lady of Blessed Sacrament Parish and remained a devoted member of the adjunct Our Lady of Victory Parish.
She was preceded in death by 7 siblings; including most recent, Clementine M. Owens. She was also preceded in death by her late husband, Herbert W. Jackson her late son, Herbert Jackson, Jr. and nieces, Monica J. Owens and Brenda Armstrong. Cecelia is survived by 1 sister, Isabelle Terrell of Boston, MA and niece, Ann Taylor of Wilmington, DE. She is also survived by a host of loving family members too numerous to list in this limited space. Cecelia also leaves to cherish her memory her church family and devoted friends, Arlene McClellan, Fr. Henry McKee, Charles McKee, of Philadelphia, PA and a host of family and friends.
Memorial services will be held 11 am, on Thursday, April 30, at St. Ignatius Nursing Home, 4401 Haverford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA and 11 am, on Friday, May 1, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 1015 French Street, Wilmington, DE. Interment immediately following mass at Cathedral Cemetery, 2400 Lancaster Avenue, Wilmington, DE. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations forwarded to St. Ignatius Nursing Home, 4401 Haverford Ave., Philadelphia, PA.
Charlotte Delores Ingram Jackson 1934-2011
Charlotte D. Ingram Jackson, age 77, departed this life Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in Manor Care Rehabilitation & Nursing Center.
Mother of Colette Hayman, Sherman Jackson, Jr., and David Jackson; daughter of the late Leonzo and Gladys Ingram; sister of Jenny Ingram, Gladys Rivera, Sylvia Norwood and the late Thelma and Leonzo Ingram. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Ms. Jackson was a member of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church as a child.
Funeral 10 am Saturday, March 3, at Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, 18211 Beach Highway, Ellendale, DE 19941; viewing 9-9:45 am only. Burial, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church Cemetery.
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Cheryl Denise Wright Jackson ~1958-2000
Contributed by Monica Cannady 7 Jul 2009
Clifford Russel Jackson 1919-1972
Clifford Russel Jackson,
1014 Poplar Street, Wilmington, Del., suffered a seizure at home Saturday afternoon and was rushed to the where he died at 3:25 P.M. Born and raised in Delaware Division Medical Center , Mr. Jackson was a member of the Seaford Police Dept., for several years. Seaford, Del.
Mr. Jackson was a member of Bethel A.M.E., 6th and Walnut Streets. His station wagon as long been a familiar sight along the streets of this city seldom without one or more of his canine pupils peering over his shoulder. His passing brings to a close another era.
Being an excellent trainer of dogs his first love Mr. Jackson quit the Police force and moved to
where he organized the K-9 Guard dog service, which he operated until his death Saturday, Feb. 19th. The Bell Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements, viewing will be Wednesday from 6-8 P.M. Burial will be at Wilmington on Thursday. He is survived by two brothers, Howlan & Norman, three daughters, Mrs. Pensacola Teagle & Mrs. Cliffonia Camper of Seaford & Mrs. Bertha C. Jason of Seaford, Del. . Philadelphia
Clifford (Tom) Jackson 1955-1987
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Church program: Homegoing Services For Clifford T. Tom Jackson Little Mount Olive Church, Smyrna, Delaware Monday, June 22, 1987 Viewing: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral 8:00 Tuesday, June 23, 1987 Memorial Service 1:00 Elder Josephine Jones, Officiating Interment: Jackson-Perkins Cemetery, Middleford, Delaware Professional Services by Bennie Smith Funeral Homes, Dover & Milford, Delaware
Clifford (Tom) Jackson was born in Seaford, Delaware on July 26, 1955 to the late Norman H. & Ruth E. Jackson.
He departed this life after a short illness on Thursday, June 18, 1987 at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware.
Tom attended Delaware High School in New Castle, Delaware. In 1971 Tom became a quadriplegic due to a swimming accident. In 1975 he obtained a High School Equivalency Diploma. Tom was joined in holy matrimony to Marion D. Stevens in 1978. Due to great determination and tenacity; after many years, Tom became self-employed as a licensed income tax consultant. Tom, as we knew and loved, was a great inspiration to all. Not because of but In spite of all personal hardships and obstacles. Tom was an asset to his family and community.
Tom leaves to mourn his wife, Marian Dorthea Stevens; his grandfather, Harvey Moms of Middleford, DE; three sisters, Marion (Lucy) Lowman of Northeast, MD, Melissa Anderson, New Castle, DE, and Marilyn Jackson, Smyrna, DE; three brothers, Herman Jackson, Seaford, DE, Delvernie Jackson, Seaford, DE, and Norman H. Jackson, Jr., Casper, WY, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, sisters and brothers-in-law, and friends.
Doris I. Hickman Jackson ~1930-1999
Doris I. Jackson of Lincoln died Saturday, Nov. 6, 1999, in Bayhealth Medical Center, Milford. She was 69. Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker. She enjoyed crafts and doll making.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William Roy and Clara Hickman; and a brother, Harold Hickman. She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Leo H. Jackson Jr.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Jim Jackson and Linda Jean of Orlando, Fla., Ron and "Butch" Jackson of Milton, and Kenny Jackson and Sandi of Deltona, Fla.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Sue and Allen Edmonds of Castleberry, Fla., and Sondra and Jim Green of Clermont, Fla.; two sisters, Rachel Wright of Orlando and Wilda Coker of California; nine grand-children; six step-grandchildren: and a step-great-grandson.
Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Short Funeral Services, Inc., 416 Federal St., Milton, where friends may call one hour prior to service. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Georgetown. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions to: Friends of the Milton Public Library, 121 Union St., Milton, DE 19968.
Elsie M. Jackson ~1916-2004
21 Jan 2004
Elsie M. Jackson of Millsboro died Monday, Jan. 19, 2004, in Harbor Healthcare in Lewes. She was 88. Mrs. Jackson was born near Millsboro, daughter of the late William T. and Rosie Morris Miller.
She was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, Hersel E. Jackson; two sons, Samuel E. Jackson of Newark and Reginald B. Jackson of Millsboro; a daughter, Blonnie M. Zakrociemski of Millsboro; a sister, Delema Harmon of Millsboro; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday in Harmony United Methodist Church, Del. 24 east of Millsboro, where friends may call two hours earlier. The Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro.
Emery E. Jackson ? - 2007
31 Oct 2007
Emery E. "Bun" Jackson of Millsboro died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, in home.
Bun was a sportsman and hunter, who also enjoyed racing, cars and horses. He loved to talk and share with friends. Bun loved life and everyone around him loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Isaacs Emery and Edna Louise Clark Jackson; his sisters, Kathleen Wright, in 1995, and Clarice Tomasso, in 2006; and a stepchild, Ronald. He is survived by brothers, Winfield Jackson of Millsboro, the Rev. Carl Jackson of Millsboro, and Isaac Jackson of Dover; his sisters, Minerva Street of Mantua, N.J., Vera C. Morris of Lewes, and Joan J. Martin of Washington, D.C.; a stepchild, Cathy; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour prior. The Rev. Phillip Hill will officiate. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Millsboro.
Ethel Edwards Jackson
12 Jun 2005
Our Condolences go to the son, John Elmer Jackson, and the family of Ethel (Edwards) Jackson, who departed this life on May 31. Ethel was a Bridgeton resident all her life, but had spent many long vacations in California with her son, his wife and family. She was a member and supporter of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Indian Tribe of Bridgeton.
Left to miss her smile and friendly manner are a sister, Viva and her husband David Waters; several sisters-in-law, Elizabeth Edwards, Dorothy Edwards and Myra Edwards; a niece, Estella Pierce and husband Melvin Pierce Jr.; a nephew, Howard (Cholly) Edwards; a great nephew, Ryan Pierce and a great niece, Amber Edwards.
She was predeceased by three brothers, Rodney, John and Howard Jr.; one sister, Marian Banks; a nephew, Tony Edwards; and a brother-in-law Hugh Banks. She will also be missed by a former sister-in-law; a friend, Mary Ward; and many friends in New Jersey. She will also be missed by the writer of this column, Natalie Ridgway.
Evelyn Petway Jackson
Evelyn (Petway) Jackson, 77, of Vineland, died Saturday at her home after an extended illness. A lifetime resident of Vineland, she was the daughter of the late James L. and Ruth (Thompson) Petway Sr., and the wife of Solomon Jackson.
Mrs. Jackson worked for Jersey Package Company for 22 years and was a domestic worker for the George Karibjanian family.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by six sons, Louis J. Petway of San Diego, Richard S. Simms of Vineland, James H. Simms of Newark, Del., Leslie Simms of Wilmington, Del., David Segars of Odessa, Texas, and Lance Jackson of Buena Township; two daughters. Barbara J. Madden of San Diego and Deborah Bennett of Montclair; a brother, James L. Petway Sr. of Vineland; three sisters, Martha J. Robinson, Ruth P. Smith and Estella Burch of Vineland: 33 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband, Harry Johnstone Simms.
Services will be noon Thursday at Mt. Pisgah U.A.M.E. Church, 315 Plum St., Vineland. Interment will be in Gouldtown Memorial Park, Fairfield Township. Friends will be received Thursday, two hours prior to the services at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Edwards and Son Funeral Home of Salem.
Francis L. Jackson 1922-1998
1. Francis L. Jackson of Philadelphia died after a three year battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Thursday, May 28, 1998, in Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia. He was 76.
Mr. Jackson was born in Wilmington, Del., the son of the late Levin Jackson and Caroline Coker Jackson. He graduated from Howard High School. Mr. Jackson served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After the war, he returned to school, where he received his bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Lincoln University.
He worked for Rohm & Haas, and then for Atlantic Richfield as a research chemist, retiring in 1984. Mr. Jackson loved reading, listening to music, and doing crossword puzzles. He was able to remain in his home and do the things he loved despite his illness.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Araminta; a daughter, Lynn C. Jackson, both of Philadelphia; two brothers, Wagner D. Jackson of Potomac, Md., and Lenox L. Jackson of Wilmington; one sister, Beatrice Jackson of Reston, Va. Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Torbert Funeral Chapel, Bradford and Reed streets, Dover. Burial will be in Immanuel Union United Methodist Church Cemetery, in Cheswold. Instead of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to the American Lung Association, 1021 Gilpin Ave., Suite 202, Wilmington, DE 19806.
2. Francis L. Jackson, 76, of Philadelphia died Thursday in Chestnut Hill, Pa. Born in Wilmington, Del., he was the son of the late Levin Jackson and Caroline Coker Jackson, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Rohm and Haas, and later, for Atlantic Richfield, as a research chemist.
Surviving are his wife, Araminta; a daughter, Lynn C., both of Philadelphia; two brothers, Wagner of Potomac, Md., and Lenox L. of Wilmington; and a sister, Beatrice, of Reston, Va. He also had numerous relatives in the Cumberland County area.
Services will be held Saturday in the Torbert Funeral Chapel, Bradford and Reed streets, Dover, Del. 19904, with burial in Immanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cheswold, Del.
Frank Alexander Jackson 1916-2005
Contributed by email@example.com 30 Mar 2005
1. Frank A. Jackson, husband of Ivannette Wright Jackson , daughter of Anna Hughes Wright and Raymond Jacob Wright Of Phila. ,Gouldtown,,and Cheswold, passed away on Sunday, March 27,2005. The funeral will be Saturday, 4/2/05 at the Terry funeral Home at 42nd & Haverford Ave. Phila.. Interment will be at Chelten Hills cemetery in Phila. where Ivannette is also buried .
2. Frank Alexander Jackson, 89, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2005 at Minor Senior Care Center. Frank was born on August 14, 1916 and grew up in South Philadelphia. He retired in 1985 from the Pennsylvania Railroad after thirty years of faithful service.
Frank is survived by: his wife, Julia Jackson; five children (from precious wife, Ivanette Jackson), Thomas, Theodore, Lawrence, Raymond and Lettia; step-daughter, Mariam; thirteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation Saturday Apr. 2, 2005. Service Saturday Apr. 2, 2005. Burial at Chelten Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Fred Jackson Sr. (1907-1986)
20 Jan 1986
Contributed by Paul Johnson 24 Sep 2003
Fred H. (Football) Jackson Sr., 79, of 17 Forest Avenue died Friday at Bridgeton Hospital. Born in Camden, he had been a lifetime area resident.
Mr. Jackson sold produce from the back of his pickup truck during the Depression years and later began Jackson’s Taxi, which he owned and operated from 1940-50. In later years, he retired and sold fish from the back of his truck. He was known as the fisherman. He played semipro baseball for various teams around Bridgeton, mostly at fields in Gouldtown and at the Hippodrome behind the old City Hall.
Surviving are two sons, Fred Jr. of Albuquerque, N.M., and Harry of Greenwich; a daughter Thelma Goldsborough of Hopewell Township; a sister, Mary Ward of Bridgeton; a brother, John Jackson of Bridgeton; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Hortence P. Steward Jackson; a sister, Viola, and two brothers, Dan and Wilbert.
Funeral services will be held his evening at 8 at the Lively Funeral Home, 656 E. Commerce Street. Interment will be made at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received this evening from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
Gavin C. Jackson 19591999
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Funeral Home program: Gavin C. Jackson 19591999 Age 39 Service Of Memories Sunday July 4, 1999 3:00 p.m. Messenger Of Hope Rev. James Vanverhall Burial Private Miller Funeral Services 274 Rehoboth Blvd. Milford, DE Tel: 424-1400 or 947-1144
Gladys Mae Harmon Jackson ~1909-1999
Gladys Mae Jackson Age 90, of near Millsboro, DE, died Tuesday (31 Dec 1999) at home.
Born in Millsboro, DE, the daughter of the late Ralph and Eliza Harmon, Mrs. Jackson was a homemaker. She was a member of the Indian Mission United Methodist Church and the Nanticoke Indian Association, both in Millsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Blaine Jackson in 1991.
She is survived by her daughter, Geri Jackson of Millsboro; 1 grandson, Charles Coursey of Millsboro; 1 granddaughter, Jennifer Coursey of New Castle, DE; and 1 great grandson, Chase Coursey of Bridgeville, DE.
Services 1 p.m. Saturday at the Indian Mission United Methodist Church, State Route 5, near Millsboro, with Rev. Marie Freeman officiating. Friends may call Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. at the WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 211 Washington St., Millsboro. Interment Indian Mission Church Cemetery (adjoining the church).
Gwendolyn Bernice Ann Taylor Jackson 1940-2013
Gwendolyn Bernice Ann Taylor Jackson was born March 5, 1940 to the late Edward Samuel Taylor and Grace Hamlett.Fondly known to her close relatives, extended family members and friends, Gwen departed this life on August 1, 2013 at Keystone Care Hospice in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania.
Gwen resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she was raised in the North Philadel-phia community. She received her education through the parochial school system attending her elementary years at Gesu School completing her studies and graduating from John W. Hallahan School for Girls. After completing high school, Gwen enrolled at Temple University and Saint Joseph’s University taking evening courses while working full-time at Bell Telephone and the Naval Supply Depot. On February 24, 1962 Gwendolyn was united in marriage to Thomas Lazaro Jackson and from this union came one daughter, Alicia Cassandra.
For many years Gwen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her dedication extended to her church family as she and Thomas relocating from West Philadelphia to Mt. Airy where they became members of Saint Raymond of Penafort Church. In later years, Gwendolyn became a member of Saint Athanasius Church. Enjoying life, Gwen was very active in her community. For many years she was the assigned “classroom mother” at Saint Raymond’s School where Alicia was a student. Being the active mother, she became friendly with all the parents and children. There was never a day that went by that Ms. Jackson was not seen in the school yard or waiting to escort her daughter home from school. There were always friendly conversations following Sunday Church services. When daughter Alicia went to high school Gwen found a new calling. She became an international traveler as chaperone for her daughter’s senior class trip to Spain. With her presence, the girls were well behaved knowing that “Ms. Jackson” would provide a full tele-communicated report across the Atlantic Ocean to each of her daughter’s friends’ parents. In her West Oak Lane community, Gwen often gave counsel to the young people offering words of wisdom to guide them along their path called “life”.
Gwen ensuring Alicia was secured in school, rejoined the work force in 1976 as a clerk for the United States Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Services. Employed for more than twenty years, Gwen retired in 1995.
She leaves to mourn her passing: ex-husband Thomas, daughter Alicia, granddaughter Radea and great-grandson Dominic; her best friends Barbara Davis, Jeanette Carter, Linda Baker, Brenda Stewart, and Selma “Sandy” Durdin; fabulous cousins Beverly
Harland I. Jackson ~1925-1985
1. Obituary: Harland I. Jackson of RD 2, Lewes, died Saturday, March 2, 1985 in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, of cancer. He was 60.
Mr. Jackson was self-employed for many years as a landscaper, until he retired due to ill health. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was also a member of Christ’s Church, near Harbeson.
He is survived by his wife, the former Clara B. Wright; a son, Jerry Lee of Rehoboth Beach; four daughters, Donnie E. Norwood of Millsboro, and Evelyn Jackson Stokes, Darlene L. Jackson and Bonnie Y. Jackson, all living at home; and five grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Christ’s Church; Sussex routes 285 and 48, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will be in Israel Church Cemetery, near Lewes.
2. Death Notice: Harland I. Jackson of R.D. 2, Lewes, died Saturday, March 2, 1985 in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, of cancer. He was 60. Mr. Jackson was self-employed for many years as a landscaper, until he retired due to ill health. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was also a member of Christ's Church, near Harbeson.
He is survived by his wife, the former Clara B. Wright; a son, Jerry Lee of Rehoboth Beach; four daughters, Donnie E. Norwood of Millsboro, and Evelyn Jackson Stokes, Darlene L. Jackson and Bonnie Y. Jackson, all living at home; and five grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at Christ's Church, Sussex routes 285 and 48. Burial will be in Israel Church Cemetery, near Lewes.
3. Harland I. Jackson ~1925-1985
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Funeral Home program: Harland I. Jackson Age 60 Funeral Services At Christs Church Harbeson, Delaware Thursday, March 7, 1985 at 1:00 p.m. Officiating Rev. Ethelbert L. Maddox Interment Israel Church Cemetery Lewes, Delaware Arrangements By Watson Funeral Home
Hersel E. Jackson ~1911-2005
Hersel E. Jackson of Millsboro died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, in the Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 94. Mr. Jackson was born near Millsboro, son of the late Samuel H. and Mary Morris Jackson.
He was a retired carpenter and farmer. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie M. Miller Jackson, on Jan. 19, 2004. He is survived by two sons, Samuel E. Jackson of Newark and Reginald B. Jackson of Millsboro; a daughter, Blonnie M. Zakrociemski of Laurel; two brothers, Herman Jackson of Millsboro and Kermit Jackson of Cheyney, Pa; a sister, Arrie Harrision of Millsboro; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Harmony United Methodist Church, Route 24, East of Millsboro, where friends may call two hours earlier. Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
Irene Elizabeth Jackson 1930-2014
Irene Elizabeth Jackson (known to many as "Mom" Jackson), age 84 of Millsboro, DE went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Beebe Hospital in Lewes, DE after a very long battle with COPD and Congestive Heart Failure. She was born March 5, 1930, in Wilmington, DE, the daughter of Kasmer and Elizabeth Zakrociemski.
On November 8, 1946, Irene Elizabeth Zakrociemski married the first love of her life Layman Lenar Jackson and for 67 years shared a life together through good times and bad. She was a wonderful wife and a loving and caring mother. During the years her husband was a long distance truck driver, she spent many nights alone taking care of the household needs and her children with always having a hot, home cooked meal prepared just for him upon his return from a trip. Her children will be forever grateful for the silliest times together that brought laughter in their hearts, her unselfishness that met their wants and needs before hers and most of all the hugs, kisses and unconditional love that she gave through the years of raising them. Her working years included managing the Hobo Beach Motel in Rehoboth DE; owner of Irene's Cleaning Services and a hard working homemaker. She enjoyed camping, bowling, going to the PowWow, the Bean Bash, definitely was an avid Nascar Race fan of Brad Keselowski. She never wanted to miss BJ's Auction night, owned by Arnold Huffman, who for 30 years thought of her as a mother. The simplest things of life made her happy such as; crocheting, crossword puzzles, riding around the neighborhood, game of solitaire or 500 rummy, listening to gospel music, boardwalk Thrasher fries, and even getting a cup of coffee at McDonald's drive-up window. Last but not least, she loved to cook and year after year prepared Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners for family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Kasmer and Elizabeth Zakrociemski; her sister, Mildred Broomall and brother, Edward Zakrociemski. She is survived by her husband Layman L. Jackson of Millsboro, DE; her three children, Layman (Butch) Jackson and fiancé' Jodi of Seaford, DE, Sandra E. Appling and her husband Robert of Dover, DE and Sharon K. Jackson of Millsboro DE; two grandchildren, Robert Shane Appling of Claremont, NC and Aaron L. Appling and his wife, Ivy Lyn of Dover, DE; two great grandchildren, Hunter Blaine Appling of Claremont, NC and Sophia Isabella Appling of Dover, DE; her brother, Casmer Zakrociemski and his wife Blonnie of Laurel, DE; a brother-n-law, Clarence Warren of Millsboro, DE; several nieces, nephews, and an enormous amount of friends.
Services will be held on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington Street, Millsboro, DE. Friends may call between 11am and 1pm with the service beginning at 1pm. Interment at Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro, DE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Mid Sussex Rescue Squad, 31738 Indian Mission Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966. Letters of condolence may be emailed via www.watsonfh.com
Joan Elaine Jackson 1935-1996
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Funeral Home program: Joan Elaine Jackson 1935 1996 Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 29, 1996 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Short Funeral Services, Inc. Milton, Delaware Officiating Rev. Timothy Duffield Interment Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro, Delaware
Church program: Funeral Service for Joan Elaine Jackson. Joan Elaine Jackson was born February 2, 1935 in Milton, Delaware, the daughter of John Clark Jr. and Lulu Carey.
She was an interior decorator.
She passed away October 26, 1996 at home. She is survived by a daughter, Sheila Jackson, a son, Gavin Jackson, two sisters, Ethel Davis, Millie Morris and three brothers, Arlie Clark, Wilford Clark and John Clark III.
Funetal services will be held Tuesday, October 29, 1996 at 1:00 p.m. in the ChapeL of Short Funeral Services, Milton, Delaware. lnterment will be in Hartmony Cemetery, Millsboro, Delaware.
John E. Jackson ~1920-1996
John E. Jackson, age 76, of Upper Deerfield Township, died Saturday morning in the emergency room of the South Jersey Hospital System-Bridgeton after being stricken at his late residence. He had been under a doctors care in recent months but his death was sudden and unexpected.
Born in Bridgeton, the son of the late Daniel P. and Elizabeth Harmon Jackson, he had lived at his present address for 42 years and was a lifetime Bridgeton area resident. Prior to his retirement eight years ago, he had been employed with Cumberland Dairy for six years. He had also been a driving instructor for the National Freight Company and prior to that was a self-employed truck driver for many years.
Mr. Jackson was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Meade-Woodward Port #1793 and American Legion Shoemaker Post #95 in Bridgeton.
He is survived by one son, John E. Jackson Jr. of California; one sister, Mary Ward of Bridgeton and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday morning at 10 a.m. from the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Bridgeton. Interment will be made at Fernwood Memorial Park in Hopewell Township. Friends may call on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
2. Death Notice: Of Upper Deerfield Townships N.J., suddenly on Saturday, March 30, 1996. John E. Jackson, son of the late Daniel R. and Elizabeth Harmon Jackson, father of John E. Jackson Jr., brother of’ Mary Ward, aged 76 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services without further notice from the Padgett Funeral Home, 1107 State Highway 77, Bridgeton on Thursday, April 4, at 10 a.m. Interment will be made at Fernwood Memorial Park, Hopewell Township. Friends may call on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Kennard E. Jackson Sr. ~1926-2004
22 Jan 2004
Kennard E. Jackson Sr. of Clayton died surrounded by family members, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2004, in Bayhealth Medical Center, Dover. He was 78. Mr. Jackson was born in Millington, Md., son of the late Elwood Jackson and Lillie R. Jackson.
He was a graduate of Spring Garden Institute, Philadelphia. Mr. Jackson was a licensed plumber and retired as head of the plumbing department at Delaware State University in 1990. He was the husband of Carolyn Gould Jackson and shared 55 years of marriage with her. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Masonic Family and served as Worshipful Master of St. John's Lodge 7 P.H.A. in Smyrna. He was also a member of St. Paul A.M.E Church, where he served as a trustee.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kennard Jr. and Charlene H. Jackson and Thomas Darrell Jackson; a sister-in-law, WillElla L. Jackson; seven grandchildren; two nephews; a niece; two aunts; an uncle; seven great-grandchildren; three great-nephews; and many cousins and friends.
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday in St. Paul UAME church, East Street, Smyrna, where friends may call two hours earlier. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery. The Rev. Donald Harris will officiate. Arrangements by Minus Funeral Home, Dover.
Kermit Jackson 1926-2005
J. Kermit Jackson of West Chester, formerly of Millsboro, Del. , died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, in Park Lane at Bellingham, West Chester. He was 78. Mr. Jackson was born Oct. 3, 1926, in Millsboro, son of the late Samuel H. and Mary Morris Jackson.
He was a graduate of Delaware State College in Dover, Del. , with a bachelor's degree in biology. He was a self-employed, as well as union, carpenter for many years working in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Mr. Jackson attended the Christ Episcopal Church in Media, was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church in Millsboro, and the Tindley Temple Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, where he was a member of the choir. He was also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the local carpenter's union in Philadelphia and a former member of the DRA MU Opera Company in Philadelphia.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Preston Jackson and Hersel Jackson; and a sister, Helen J. Harmon. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Katherine Church Jackson; two sons, James Kermit Jackson of Media and Quentin Winfield Jackson of Phoenixville; two daughters, Karen J. White, M. D. of Mullica Hill, N. J. , and Gwendolyn Hope Jackson of Philadelphia; a brother, S. Herman Jackson of Millsboro; a sister, Arrie J. Harrison of Millsboro; five grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be 2 p. m. Sunday in the Harmony United Methodist Church, Del. 24, Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in the Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery, Millsboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the Harmony United Methodist Church, 27262 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966; or to the Alzheimer's Association, P. O. Box 625, Georgetown, DE 19947. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
Kevin Wayne Jackson Jr. ~1982-2002
29 Jul 2002
Kevin Wayne Jackson Jr. of Millsboro died peacefully Friday, July 26, 2002, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes. He was 20. Mr. Jackson was born in Milford, son of Kevin W. Sr. and Regina Johnson Jackson.
He was a student at the Seaford Orthopedic School in Seaford, he was entering the 12th grade this fall. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Trinity Faith Christian Center in Lewes, a member of the Boys and Girls club at Orthopedic School.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by maternal grandparents, Donald E. and D. Lorraine Johnson of Millsboro; paternal grandparents, William E. and Doreen Jackson of Millsboro; two sisters, Letoya C. Jackson and Kendra D. Jackson, both of Millsboro; a nephew, RonShay J. Jackson of Millsboro; two aunts, five uncles and many cousins.
Services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call two and a half hours earlier. Bishop Arthur Jones and the Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be private.
Lawrence A. Jackson 1941-2013
The death date on the announcement is incorrect. Tuesday was the 26th, not the 27th. It is correct on the plaque.
Marion Genevieve Jackson 1931-2007
2 Oct 2007
Marion Genevieve Jackson of Millsboro departed this life Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, in Christiana Care-Christina Hospital, Newark, surrounded by her children and family. She was 76. She was the daughter of the late Isaac Wilson Jr. and Myrtle Elizabeth (Samons) Harmon, and was born March 4, 1931. Marion was the fourth child born into a family of 13 children.
She learned early about caring for others. Sometimes life was not always easy or fair, but she made mistakes and learned from them. Marion became a mother early and had eight children of her own. Most of those years were spent being a single parent. During Marion"s earlier years, she attended the Richard Allen School to the eighth grade. Marion stopped going to school and helped care for her siblings allowing her mother to work. Marion was a woman of many talents. She had worked and been involved in many things. Marion worked at the Showell Poultry Plant. She enjoyed doing hair in her home, where family and friends gathered drinking coffee and talking about life. Marion assisted with the Girl Scouts, polls for the election board, and CHEER. She was owner of Lad & Lassie Day Care. Later, Marion worked in the cafeteria for the Indian River School District and at Dollar General. Not to mention baby sitting and helping raise her grandchildren. Marion was a member of the Nanticoke Indian Association. She enjoyed the years her daughter, Thomasena, played basketball and supported her at every game. Marion loved to shop and stock up on things, whether she needed it or not. She also loved each one of her animals, the animals she had and the ones she inherited from the children. Marion mentioned several times while in the hospital, "Do you think my dogs have forgotten me?" She was caring and giving. When she saw something that needed to be done, she did it without being asked. Marion also gave when it was not in her means to give. No one forgot Marion. She had calls from so many friends that checked on her progress. Her trips to the dialysis center, three times a week for over a year, she called going to work. One was never left to wonder what she thought. She would speak it plain and clear. Marion had her favorites. During this past month, Marion had gone through two major surgeries which left her paralyzed from the waist down. She never once complained nor did she blame anyone. She received it with grace and was determined to work through what had been handed to her. Marion was making plans to come home.
She was very close to her sisters, June Robbins, who stood by her and helped her during her illness, and Cecile Corsey, who preceded her in death, and her special friend, Pauline. In addition to her parents and sister, one son, Attlee Trevaine Jackson; and two brothers, Isaac Wilson III and Gussie Lindbergh Harmon, preceded her in death. She is survived by her children, Anthony Wendall Harmon, Ian deWayne and Marion Harmon, Earlyn Yolanda and Myron Leonard Jackson, Wyatt Barlow and Andrea Jackson, Thomasena and Joseph Parham, and Thomas Walter III and Diane Warrington; granddaughters, Ashley Fuller and Onyae Williamson; grandson, Trevaine Williamson; 22 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Conrad Hubert, Clarence Glento, Nelson Parker and Jan LeRonne Harmon; five sisters, Betty Bozetta Street, Mary Elena Street, Sadie Beatrice Miller, Dorothy Lorraine Johnson and Myrtle June Robbins; and her nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call two hours prior. Interment will be in Indian Mission Cemetery, Millsboro.
Mary Elda Jackson 1923-1979
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Church program: Our beloved mother was called to eternal rest on Friday, May 18, 1979 in Beebe Hospital, Lewes, Delaware, after a long illness.
Mary Elda Jackson was born July 9, 1923, to the late Alfred and Maggie Morris. She was united in holy wedlock to the late Phillip A. Jackson and they were blessed with thirteen children.
Dedicating her life to God at an early age, she truly exemplified the teaching of the holy scriptures; For Indeed she was truly a good Samaritan, No task was too large or small, no person was too humble, no obstacle was too formidable, for she approached each situation with a calm assurance and a steady hand, This Confidence radiated to the feeling that All is Well.
Her demise leaves a void in the hearts of her family- and friends.
Hr religious affiliations include her life long membership at Israel United Methodist Church.
Our mother loved her community and she showed this devotion by helping the needy and ministering to the sick.- Her formal education was received at Rabbits Perry Elementary School.
Her faith in Jesus Christ was unwavering. She always found time to praise God and from him she derived her strength and salvation. During her declining years, while being lovingly cared for by her children she Was to receive the full measure of the love and patience that she had shown her children during her life time. She now walks in the radiance of eternal....
She leaves to mourn: a stepmother, Elvira Harmon, one brother, Winston Norris, one foster brother, Harvey Morris, one foster sister, Bernice Jackson; seven daughters. Joyce Bailey, Salisbury, Md., Corrine Messick, Seaford , Delaware, Jacalyn Jackson, New Castle, Delaware, Glenda Norwood. Phyllis, Cheryl and Sharon Jackson of Milton, Delaware; six Sons: Phillip Jackson, Rehoboth, Delaware, Ronnie Jackson of Millsboro Delaware, Glendon, Richard, Jimmie and Larry Jackson of Milton, Delaware; two grandsons, one granddaughter, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mary Elda Jackson 1923 - 1979 Israel United Methodist Church Lewes, Delaware Tuesday, MAY 22, 1979 1:00 P.M. Reverend Dredden, Pastor, Reverend Draine, Assisting
PALLBEARERS: Phillip A. Jackson, Richard W. Jackson, Glendon I. Jackson, Jimmie D. Jackson, Ronnie L. Jackson, Larry B. Jackson
Arrangements: Youngs Funeral Home Milton, Delaware
Nathaniel B. Jackson ~1909-1987
Contributed by Henrietta Carey Johnson 19 May 2001
Funeral Home program: In loving memory of Nathaniel B. Jackson who entered into rest Tuesday, May 12, 1987 Place, Date and Time of Service Stevenson Funeral Chapel Dover, Delaware Saturday. May 16, 1987 1:00 P.M. Officiating Rev. William Ridgeway Interment
Immanuel Cemetery Cheswold, Delaware Professional Services By Howard C. Stevenson, Mortician Mary G. Stevenson, Mortician Dover, Delaware. (Marriage license to Anna Mae Mosley 1940 -- Nathaniel age 31)
Philip A. Jackson 1920-1964
Services for Philip A. Jackson, 44, of near here, who died Monday, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 at the Watson Funeral Home in Seaford. Friends may call at the funeral home tomorrow night.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Bertha C. Jackson, Seaford; his widow, Mrs. Mary E. Jackson of near Lewes; 12 children, a grandchild; four brothers, Herman R., Seaford; Clifford R., Wilmington; Harland I, Lewes and Norman H., New Castle; and two sisters; Mrs. P. Hazel Wright, Lewes and Mrs. Louise Wright, Wilmington.
Philip H. Jackson 1888-1960
Philip Harrison Jackson, 71, of near here, died Friday evening, June 12, 1960, at his home after a long illness. He was the son of the late Nathaniel C. and Lucy Perkins Jackson of Seaford.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Jackson; five sons, Herman R., of Seaford; Clifford R. and Norman H., both of Wilmington and Philip A. and Harland, both of Lewes; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Wright of Lewes and Mrs. Louise Wright of Wilmington. There are also 25 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and three sisters; Mrs. Lulu Jackson of Seaford; Mrs. Mattie R. Herman of Bridgeton, NJ and Mrs. Nora D. Morgan of Cheswold.
The funeral will be held from his late home Tuesday at 2 p.m. Interment will be in the family cemetary, Middleford. Friends may call at the home Monday evening.
Philip Harrison Jackson ~1889-1960
Funeral services for Philip Harrison Jackson, 71, of near Seaford, will be held Tuesday from Mr. Jackson's late home. Mr. Jackson died Friday evening. June 10, 1960, at his home after a long illness.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Bertha Jackson; five sons, Herman R. of Seaford, Clifford R. and Norman H., both of Wilmington, and Philip A. and Harland, both of Lewes; two daughters, Mrs. Hazel Wright of Lewes and Mrs. Louise Wright of Wilmington.
There are also 25 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and three sisters: Mrs. Lulu Jackson of Seaford, Mrs. Mattie R. Herman of Bridgeton, N.J., and Mrs. Nora D. Morgan of Cheswold.
Interment will be in the family cemetery, Middleford.
Raymond S. Jackson 1909-1968
Raymond S. Jackson, 58, a farmer, died Wednesday in Beebe Hospital, Lewes after along illness. He attended Indian Mission Church, Millsboro.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Linia Jackson of Millsboro; two step-sons, William and Winston Morris, both of Millsboro and four step-grandchildren.
Services will be Sunday afternoon at 1 at the Indian Mission Church at Millsboro. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetary. Friends may call at the James Funeral Home, Millsboro, tomorrow night.
Ronald L. Jackson III ~2002-2010
10 Sept 2010
Ronald L. Jackson III, 'Mac', age 8, of Millsboro, son of Kisha Hazzard and the late Ronald L. Jackson II, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Beebe Hospital of natural causes.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at St. John's 2nd Baptist Church in Mt. Joy. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Interment in the church cemetery. Family and friends are encouraged to wear SpongeBob-Squarepants apparel. Balloon bouquets accepted as well as floral arrangements. Professional services courtesy of Deborah E. Harris-Nock Funeral Services, Laurel.
Ronnie L. Jackson ~1954-1982
1. Obituary: Ronnie L. Jackson, of Millsboro, was pronounced dead on arrival at Beebe Hospital, Lewes, after an automobile accident, Friday, April 2, 1982. He was 28.
Mr. Jackson has been a lineman for the Delmarva Power & Light Co. in Millsboro for 5 1/2 years. He was a member of Israel United Methodist Church in Lewes.
He is survived by his wife, Diana Jackson; five brothers, Phillip, Irving, and Jimmie, all of Lewes. Larry, of Dover, and Marine Lt. Richard, of Oceanside, Calif; and seven sisters, Joyce Bailey and Cheryl Jackson, both of Salisbury, Md., Glenda Norwood, of Lewes, Corrine Messick and Sharon Jackson, both of Milton, Jacalyn Jackson, of Stillwater, Okla., and Phyllis Jackson, of Oceanside, Calif.
Services at Israel United Methodist Church, Lewes, with burial in the adjoining cemetery.
2. Newspaper article: LEWES-A 28-year-old rural Millsboro man died Friday evening after a collision during a drag race on an isolated road near Lewes, Delaware, State Police said Saturday.
Police said Ronnie L. Jackson of Box 70-C, Millsboro, and Rodney E. Harmon, of Box 99-E Lewes, were racing their Corvette sportscars southbound on Sussex 288, 6.6 miles west of Lewes. During the race, the left rear of Harmon's car and the right front of Jackson's car collided, sending both skidding off the road.
Jackson's car slid more than 300 feet before striking a tree broadside, police said. Harmon's car sled more than 400 feet, striking a utility pole, police said.
Jackson was taken to Beebe Hospital in Lewes by Lewes Fire Co. ambulance, where he was pronounced dead on arrival of massive multiple injuries at 6:25 pm., police said.
Harmon was treated for minor injuries at Beebe and released.
"Evidence of alcohol consumption exists on the part of Mr. Harmon," police spokesman Cpl. Barry I. Beck said.
The State Justice Department is investigating the crash, and no charges had been filed Saturday. Jackson becomes Delaware's 25th traffic death for 1982, compared to 17 for the same date in 1981.
Samuel Benson Jackson
Samuel Benson Jackson of Millsboro died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, in his home. He was 65. Mr. Jackson was born in Lewes, the son of late Samuel Benton and Agnes B. Wright Jackson.
Before his retirement, he was a self-employed barber and also operated a remodeling business.
He survived by a son, Michael D. Jackson of Milwaukee; two daughters, Debbie A. Jackson of New Berlin, Wis, and Coyzette C.
Wargin of Burlington, Wis.; a brother, William E. Jackson of Millsboro; two sisters, Betty Hall and Blenda Wright of Millsboro, six
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren .
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Harmony United Methodist Church, Route 24 East, Millsboro, where friends may call one hour
prior to the service. The Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery, Millsboro. Arrangements are made
by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
Samuel Herman Jackson 1920-2005
8 Sep 2005
Samuel Herman Jackson of Millsboro died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2005, in Green Valley Terrace, Millsboro. He was 85. Mr. Jackson was born Aug. 10, 1920, in Millsboro, son of the late Samuel H. and Mary Morris Jackson.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters. He was honorably discharged as a sergeant. He was a carpenter, mainly working on local area projects, with the Local 2012 Carpenters Union in
Seaford. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church, past member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10638 in Millsboro and Local 2012 Carpenters Union in Seaford.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Vina Elvanetta Harmon Jackson, on Jan. 30, 1996; and four siblings, Hersel Jackson, Helen Harmon, Preston Jackson and J. Kermit Jackson. He is survived by a stepson, Earl Jackson of Millsboro; a sister, Arrie Harrison of Oak Orchard; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday in
24, east of Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony United Methodist Church, Del. , near Millsboro. The family suggest contributions to Harmony Church Cemetery , Harmony United Methodist Church 27262 John J. Williams Highway, Millsboro, DE 19966. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
William A. Jackson
(no date listed)
Sept. 21- William Arthur Jackson, 69, a retired farmer died in his Millsboro home last night after a brief illness.
William E. 'Billy' Jackson Sr. ~1931-2003
16 Jul 2003
William E. "Billy" Jackson Sr. of Millsboro died Tuesday, July 15, 2003, in his home. He was 72. Mr. Jackson was born near Millsboro, son of the late Samuel B. and Agnes B. Wright Jackson.
He was a retired carpenter and farmer. Mr. Jackson was a member of the Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Doreen Clark Jackson; three sons, William E. Jackson Jr., Kevin W. Jackson and Horace K. Jackson Sr., all of Millsboro; two sisters, Betty Hall and Blenda Wright, both of Millsboro; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the Harmony United Methodist Church, Del. 24, east of Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Watson Funeral Home, Millsboro.
William J. Jackson ~1890-1965
In Rehoboth, Delaware on February 14, 1965, William J. , husband of Mary L. Jackson of Rehoboth; brother of Rachel Hollis of Wilmington and Eliza Clark of Pittsburgh. Aged 75 years. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the services at the Isreal Methodist Church, Lewes, Delaware on Friday afternoon Feb. 19, at 1 o'clock. Interment at People's Memorial Park. Friends may call at the church on Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. Arrangements by the Stevenson Funeral Home, Dover, Delaware.
Winfield W. Jackson 1926-2007
8 Nov 2007
Winfield W. "Winnie" Jackson of Millsboro died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, in his home. He was 81. Mr. Jackson was born March 24, 1926, in Millsboro, son of the late Isaac E. and Edna L. (Clark) Jackson.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific Theater. Mr. Jackson was a truck driver for a moving company for many years. He was loved by his family, and he loved his family dearly. He kept everybody in the family informed on how the rest of the family was doing. He will be fondly remembered by everyone for the memories of the way he cared for his mother. He loved Bible study and reading his Bible, he loved Leolga's meals, and his most recent favorite place to eat was the Country Kitchen, where he went every morning for breakfast when he was able. Mr. Jackson was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Emery E. Jackson, Oct. 27, 2007; and two sisters, Kathleen Wright in 1995 and Clarice Tomasso in 2006. He is survived by two brothers, the Rev. Carl Jackson of Millsboro and Isaac Jackson of Dover; three sisters, Minerva Street of Mantua, N.J., Vera C. Morris of Lewes and Joan J. Martin of Washington, D.C.; many nieces and nephews; and every other special friend (which was everyone he ever met).
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Friday in Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, where friends may call one hour earlier. The Rev. Claudia Waters will officiate. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Patriots Way, Millsboro. Letters of condolence may be sent by visiting Delmarvaobits.com or Watsonfh.com.
Wyatt Barlow Jackson ~1955-2014
Mar 11, 2014
Wyatt Barlow Jackson, 59, was born to the late William Earl and Marion G. Jackson in Sussex County, and departed this life Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Wyatt is survived by his wife and best friend of 13 years, Andrea; his daughters, Dayna N Taylor, Ericka L Collins and Amy L. Jackson; his son, Matthew G Jackson; his grandchildren, Cameron B. and Raelynn T. Jackson, Adin N. Collins, Dawsen T. and Lundyn N. Taylor; brothers and sisters.
A funeral service will be held Friday, March 14, at noon, at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road, Millsboro, where friends may call after 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Indian Mission Church Cemetery in Millsboro. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Wyatt's memory to the Nanticoke Indian Museum, 27073 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966.