The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


November 11, 2013

Marjorie Jackson

— Marjorie Beatrice Jarrett Jackson, 79, of Athens died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Athens Rehab and Senior Care.

Mrs. Jackson was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Limestone County to Leo Jarrett and Flora Griffin Jarrett.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Bob Watson and Mike Davis officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 6-9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the funeral home.

Marjorie was a member of New Hope Church of Christ and a longtime employee of Brett Men Clothing.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Harold Gilbert; and extended family, Ted Jarrett and Clayton Mitchell.

Survivors include her husband, Winston Jackson Sr. of Athens; son, Winston Jackson Sr. and wife Debora of Athens; daughter, Synthia Atkinson and husband Sonny of Cullman; six grandchildren, Michelle Casey, Amanda Presnell, Hannah Jackson, Will Atkinson, Leslie Stanger and Dan Atkinson; six great-grandchildren, Hayden Paul Diggins, Neely Atkinson, Zap Atkinson, Avetien Atkinson, Jack Presnell and Daxton Casey; and one great-great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Will Atkinson, Dan Atkinson, Morris Jewell, Don Jewell, Ricky Collins and Ben Presnell.

Memorials may be made to New Hope Church of Christ in her memory.

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