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Rebecca Jackson Obituary

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JACKSON, Rebecca MRS. REBECCA GORDEN JACKSON Mrs. Rebecca Gorden Jackson of 1003 Fleetwood Circle, Atlanta, received her angel wings on Sunday, September 6, 2009 after a courageous, 20-year battle with cancer. Homegoing Service, Friday, September 11, 2009; 11:00AM at Beulah Baptist Church, 170 Griffin St. NW. (404) 688-2298. Rev. W.L. Cotrell, presiding. Remains in state 10:00 AM. Cortege assemble 10:00AM at Watkins West End Chapel. Interment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. "Beck" was a graduate of Washington High School and Spelman College. She served as a teacher and counselor for over 25 years at Carver High School and Principal of Arkwright Elementary School prior to her retirement from the Atlanta Public School System. She held numerous positions of leadership at her beloved Beulah Baptist Church. Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by her father, P.J. Gorden; mother, Mary E. Harper; brother, A.J. Gorden; and loving husband of 45 years, Mr. Rufus Jackson. She leaves to mourn her passing, sister, Selena Gorden Pope (William); brothers, Fred A. Gorden (Marcia) and Curtis W. Miller (Etta); step-daughter, Lacey Williams and family; and a host of other relatives and friends. Wake Service, THIS EVENING, 7-8PM, with Omega Service conducted by the Atlanta Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. beginning promptly at 7:00PM (public is invited). Willie A. Watkins Historical West End Chapel, 1003 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. SW (404) 758-1731.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Sept. 7 to Sept. 10, 2009
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