Ms. Lavernne Jackson, 74, of Hinesville was born March 20, 1938, and departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
She was born in Key West, Fla., to the late Mary Allen and the late Arthur Williams. She relocated to Hinesville in 1980 and, for several years, she worked as a self employed housekeeper while also helping her son and his now late wife raise their children. She was an active member of Pleasant Grove AME Church in Hinesville and was a part of several organizations.
She is survived by one son, Erricke O. Williams Sr. of Hinesville; eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.
Her viewing will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 8, at Pleasant Grove AME Church. Her funeral will be at the same location at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9. The Rev. John E. Morse will be the eulogist and the Rev. Rufus Powell will preside. Interment will be at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery behind the church. The location is 1450 Oglethorpe Highway West in Hinesville.
Dorchester Funeral Home of Midway has charge of the arrangement