HOLCOMB - Mildred Lee Jackson, age 86 years young, died on Wednesday April 30, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her immediate family. She was born on October 8, 1927 to the late Bourbon and Lillie (Massey) Berry in Braxton. She was a graduate of Valley Public School in Carroll County and retired from Gibson's Department Store after 20 years of service and also was a seamstress and caretaker. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Greenwood and enjoyed fishing. She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis A. Jackson, Sr. and a sister, Juanita Bush.
Visitation was held on Saturday, May 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Williams & Lord Funeral Home in Greenwood. Funeral Services were held Saturday, May 3 at 1:00 p.m. graveside in Mount Pisgah Cemetery with President Kevin Hessey officiating. Burial was in Mount Pisgah Cemetery. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Curt Jackson, III, Omar Kazery, Joseph Kazery, David Kazery, Simon Kazery, and Austin Kazery. Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, Dr. Walter Moses, and Jimmy Switzer.
She is survived by two daughters, Jackie (Gene) Wilson of Horn Lake and Ren (Sam) Kazery of Jackson; one son, Curtis (Marcia) Jackson, Jr. of Holcomb; four sisters, Mary Ann Pilecki of Greenwood, Betty Wilson of Buffalo, N.Y., Bertha Conjulusa of Greenwood and Brenda McDowell of Santa Rosa, Ca.; two brothers, James "Sonny" Berry of Greenwood and Jerry Berry of Libby, Mont.; 11 grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
The family wishes a special thanks to Sta-Home Hospice. Williams & Lord Funeral Home is in charge. Online guestbook may be signed at williamsandlord.com.