Roenella Jackson

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Roenella Jackson
DUBLIN, GA - Roenella Jackson, age 94, of Dublin, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017. Services will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, October 26, 2017 in the Chapel of Townsend Brothers Funeral Home in Dublin, GA. Burial will follow in Mt. Olive Church of the Nazarene Cemetery in Wrightsville, GA. Rev. Don Hicks will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1:00PM until funeral hour on Thursday at the funeral home. Ms. Jackson was born in Scott, GA to the late Andrew G. And Sally Winters Jackson. After retiring from the cotton mill in South Carolina, Roenella dedicated her time to visiting nursing homes to share her love of Jesus. She also served as a foster grandparent in the local elementary school. Though she had no children of her own, she was "Granny Jackson" to many and loved each of them dearly. Ms. Jackson continued to witness for her Lord even after she lost her vision and much of her hearing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Carl, Alver Lee, and Dalton Jackson; sister, Georgia Lawson, Ruby Drake, Eunice Carter, Bernice Riner, Ethel Jackson and Marie Rappa; half brothers, Andrew G. Jackson, Jr. and Wyman Jackson and half sister, Andrea Lee Martz. Survivors include her sister, Hazel Price, of Dublin; nephew, James R. Price (Kathy), of Dublin, and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, Children's Missionary Fund. Please visit www.townsendfuneralhome.com to sign the online memorial registry.
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Townsend Brothers Funeral Home - DUBLIN
215 West Jackson St.
Dublin, GA 31021
(478) 272-3311
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Oct. 25, 2017