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ELIZABETH GAINEY, 87
Jeanette Elizabeth Gainey Jackson, age 87, a native of Florida who formerly lived in Brooker, FL, wife of the late James Jackson, Jr., a loving mother of four sons, daughter of the late Elijah & Eliza Gainey and devoted Member of Old Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church peacefully transitioned on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Haven Hospice/ E.T. York Care Center (Gainesville, FL).
Mrs. Jackson spent most of her adult life in New York City. She was a Christian community leader and activist. She was a Member of Lexington Houses Neighborhood Watch, the St. Andrews Cadet Corps and a well-loved Member of Ebenezer Church. Upon her retirement from the New York City Department of Education, she moved to Gainesville.
The Homegoing Celebration will be held 11:00AM Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church (Gainesville, FL) with her Pastor, Reverend Tommy Lee Brantley, officiating. Burial will follow at the Forest Meadows Memorial Park - East. Mrs. Jackson will be viewed at the Funeral Home on Friday 2:00-7:00PM - At the Church on Saturday 30 Minutes prior to the Services - And with the Processional. The Procession will form at the home of Mrs. Jackson, 626 NE 19th Street, Gainesville, at 10:30AM.
Precious Memories will remain with her four sons: James Jackson, III (& Geneva) of Dallas, TX, Rodney G. Jackson (& Robin) of Bergenfield, NJ, Kevin L. Jackson (& Patrice) of Queens, NY and Dwayne D. Jackson of New York, NY; 8 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; siblings - Irene G. Porter, Sarah L. Gainey, and Beatrice M. Turner (& Nathaniel, Sr.) of Gainesville, FL, Elisha Gainey (& Eddie Mae) of Brooker, FL and Carrie Taylor of Melbourne, FL (Queen G. Simmons, Mary Bell Lynch, Leila Gainey, Napoleon Gainey and Elijah Gainey preceded her in death); nieces & nephews; cousins; & friends.
Arrangements By: DUNCAN BROTHERS' FUNERAL HOME, 428 NW 8th St, Gainesville, FL.
Duncan Brothers Funeral Home
428 Nw 8Th St
Gainesville, FL 32601
Published in Gainesville Sun from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2014