Mearl Marie Jackson, 91, of Hitchins went to be with her Lord on Monday, August 28, 2017 at Kingsbrook Life Center in Ashland. Mearl was born January 17, 1926 in Hitchins KY, a daughter of the late William Roscoe and Hattie Mae Hall Mullins. She was the oldest living member at the time of her death of Hitchins Wesleyan Church and retired from the Carter County School System. She loved collecting her dolls and was a avid quilt maker giving them to people in the community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman Jackson, Jr.; seven brothers, Allard, Bruce, Estill, Chester, Elwood, Roscoe Jr. and John Henry Mullins; three sisters, Doris Jackson, Ethel Seagraves and Mayme Nichols. Her survivors include; three sons, Robert (Joyce) Jackson of Hitchins, Herbie (Nancy) Jackson and Lowell (Rita) Jackson both of Grayson; eight grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday September 1, 2017 at Malone Funeral Home with Denver Prater and Josh Marshall, ministers. Burial was in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Visitation was Thursday August 31, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in Mearl's memory are suggested to: Gideon's International, P.O. Box 931, Olive Hill KY 41164. Condolences may be sent to the Jackson family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on September 8, 2017