Jean Laverne Jackson, of Ponce de Leon, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on May 29, 2019 in the St. Vincent’s Hospital of Birmingham, Alabama. She was 83 years old and of the Red Bay Community.
"Laverne" as she was known, was born on November 15, 1935 to the late Roosevelt & Sarah Wilkerson Hogans in Walton County, Florida. Being raised in a Christian home, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and became a devoted and faithful member of the Red Bay Church of Christ in Ponce de Leon, Florida. Her pride and joy was her children, who she raised with love, and instilling in them the tools necessary to be successful adults. Laverne will always be remembered as a loving mother, blessed grandmother, devoted sister, beloved aunt, cousin& friend.
She leaves to cherish her memories her two (2) daughters: Wenonah Jackson of Columbus, Georgia, and Marcia Campbell of Ponce de Leon, Florida; four (4) sons: Mitzi Jackson of Birmingham, Alabama, Karlos (Twyla) Jackson of Jacksonville, Florida, Demetrius Jackson (Dr. Miranda Edwards) of Columbus, Georgia, and Myrick Anderson (Leah) of Katy, Texas; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sister: Dreena (Elliott) Reed of Panama City, Florida; niece: Dr. Alysha Reed of Conroy, Texas; two (2) nephews: Donovan (Tymon) Reed of Riverview, Florida, and SFC Byron (Maria) Reed, Sr. of Canton, Georgia; along with a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.