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Geraldine Jackson

November 2, 1927 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

    In humble submission to the will of God, we respectfully announce the earthly transition of Mother Geraldine Jackson of Vernon, FL on January 12, 2021 in the comfort of her home.  She was 93 years old and a life-long native of Washington County, FL. 

    Mother Jackson was born on November 2, 1927 in Vernon, FL to the late Della Baker Matthews and Eli Green.  She was reared in Vernon, Washington, County, FL, and was educated in the Washington County Public Schools.

    Mother Jackson was a member of the New Bethel AME Church of Vernon, FL and served as a Stewardess, Senior Church Mother, VBS Volunteer, AME Convention Delegate & President of the Church Choir. 

    She was employed as the director of the Tri-County Head Start Program for numerous years.  In addition to caring for her family and sustaining a successful career, she like to complete crosswords, cook, create arts & crafts, fish, garden, read, sew, sing, travel, and volunteer. She was a Den Mother for the Vernon Club Scout Troop.  She would help anyone she saw in need.

    She leaves to cherish her memories two sons: Hardie D. (Cherryll) Jackson, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL, and Min. Hurtis Tyrone (Clarissa) Jackson of Starke, FL; several grandchildren & great-grandchildren; brother: Obie C. Matthews; along with a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

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Services

Public Viewing (Walk Through Only)
Friday
January 22, 2021

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
1220 Church Ave
Chipley, FL 32428

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Sylvania Cemetery
3079 Sylvania Road
Vernon, FL 32462

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 23, 2021

Sylvania Cemetery
3079 Sylvania Road
Vernon, FL 32462

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