Mildred A. Jackson

Mildred A. Jackson, 88, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away Sept. 10, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

She was born Sept. 9, 1925, in Boone County, W.Va., the daughter of the late George W. Packett and Pearl H. Scyoc Packett. In 1944, she married her high school sweetheart, Donald C. Jackson, who preceded her in death in 2000.

She was a member of Gihon United Methodist Church and was a golfer and bowler earlier in her life. She had been a volunteer with the American Red Cross Blood Center and had been a deliverer of meals for the Meals-on-Wheels program. She had worked in the Wood County Tax Office prior to her retirement.

She is survived by three sons, the Rev. Larry D. (Jean) Jackson of Parkersburg and Phillip S. (Cathy) Jackson and Paul E. (Rose) Jackson, both of Belleville, W.Va.; four grandchildren, Matthew (Jody) Jackson of Washington, W.Va., Christopher Jackson of Lausanne, Switzerland, Dixi (Trevor) Gathman of Belleville and Rebekah Jackson of Weirton, W.Va; six great-grandchildren, Gannon, Ryan, Miah, Anna, Jordyn and Hollie; one sister, Lorraine Knecht of Inverness, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; one sister, Alma Margaret Nelson; and a grandson, Jeremiah Jackson.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, south Parkersburg, with Pastor James Eakle officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen South Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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