RICHLANDS - Cennette Fisher Jackson, 71, of Richlands died Oct. 14, 2013, at her home.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church with the Rev. McKinley Smith officiating.
She graduated from N.C. A&T State University, Adelphi University and Nova University. She was a nurse practitioner, Professor Emeritus at Georgia State University and was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society and Blooming Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Martin Jackson of the home; daughter, Chara Fisher Jackson of Union City, Ga.; father, Lawyer Franklin Fisher of Richlands; brothers, Harl'o Fisher of Troy, N.Y., and James Fisher of Marietta, Ga.; and sisters, Margaret Fisher Thomas of Jacksonville, Kerry Fisher Perry and May Fisher Langston, both of Richlands.
Memorials may be made at Dr. Cennette Fisher Jackson Endowed Scholarship, Georgia State University or Mack Fisher Foundation, 577 Francktown Rd, Richlands, NC 28574.
Condolences may be left at saundersfh.com.