Irma Mae Jackson, 91, of Nederland, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013. She was born May 31, 1921, in Jenks, Oklahoma to Della and Thomas McCullough and had been a longtime resident of the area. During her working years, Irma was a longtime Avon representative and also a Rosie the Riveter during World War II. She was a charter member and very active in 7th Street Baptist Church, Nederland, where she belonged for many years. Irma is survived by her daughter, Patricia Wicker of Nederland; son, Sherman Marshall Jackson of Sanford, Florida; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Sherman Jackson; daughter, Gail Beris; two brothers and two sisters. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2013, at Broussards, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. Her funeral will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Broussards, with interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Apr. 19, 2013