Jean Copeland Jackson

Jean Copeland Jackson
Jean Copeland Jackson

Jean Copeland Jackson, 89, of Dermott went to her eternal home on November 27, 2017.

She was born May 9, 1928 in Dermott to late Howard and Alma Burchfield Copeland.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 66 years, Bub Jackson; an infant son, Jimmy Jackson; and three sisters, Charlene Proffitt, Marjorie Rodgers, and Bonnie Tucker.

Mrs. Jackson is survived by two daughters, Carole Jean Harper of Hot Springs and Jill Jackson of Dermott; two grandchildren, Heath (Brooke) Harper of Little Rock and Heather Harper of Monticello; three great grandsons; Finch, Ellis and Hayes Harper all of Little Rock; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

A proud native of Dermott, Mrs Jackson graduated from high school in 1946, married in 1951 and raised her family there. She was a beautician for 46 years but loved to serve her church and community in her spare time. She was a member of Dermott Baptist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, Youth Choir Director, WMU, was the Dermott Woman of the Year in 1990, a past president of Dermott Chamber of Commerce, volunteered at many Crawfish Festivals, worked the voting polls and involved in the PTO. She loved to travel, play games, watch her birds, anything about history and spend time with her family and friends.

Visitation will be held at Dermott Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 29, from 5-7 p.m. and funeral services will be 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at Dermott Baptist Church with Bro. Steven Tiner officiating. Burial will follow in Dermott City Cemetery under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.

A special thank you to her caregivers Whitney and Angela.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Old Troy Church Restoration, 273 Tanglewood, Monticello, AR 71655 or Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home, 10 Remington Drive, Little Rock, AR 72204.

 

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