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Susie Jackson CHARLESTON - The relatives and friends of Mrs. Susie J. Jackson are invited to attend her Funeral Service 2:00 pm Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Mother Emanuel AME Church, 110 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC. Burial will follow in Emanuel AME Church Cemetery. A Wake Service will be held today at the church at 5:00 pm. Mrs. Jackson is the wife of the late Walter Jackson; mother of Walter B. Jackson (Eleanor); sister of Eva J. Dilligard, Mary J. Smith (Isaiah), and Martha Drayton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.murraysmortuary.com. Arrangements entrusted to MURRAY'S MORTUARY, 4060 RIVERS AVENUE, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 843-744-5488. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston



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Published in Charleston Post & Courier from Jun. 21 to Jun. 26, 2015.
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November 26, 2016
Valenda Newell
June 5, 2016
We at First AME, Seattle, WA, will always remember dear Mother Susie. Her life and death held purpose; we continue to learn from her demonstrative love of the Lord. Remain strong and blessed.
Pauline Simmons Hill
October 6, 2015
rest in peace, never forget the good times you all had. shes resting with lord. and she never really left you all. she just left the body.
July 10, 2015
I read Susie's name aloud in front of 200 people at a Stand Up for Racial Justice rally in Boulder, CO in memory of the nine killed at Mother Emanuel AME. I have thought about her and prayed for the family every day since.
Pam Everhart
July 8, 2015
rest in peace, and may god bless her family and there home
July 1, 2015
Hold on to the precious memories as the days and week pass as you retune to your routine may you be comfort by the love and support of family and friends.
J
June 29, 2015
May your memories of Mrs. Susie always bring joy to your heart and a smile to your face. God bless.
Barbara Clarke
June 28, 2015
Rest in Peace.
Annie Mason
June 28, 2015
To the Jackson, Lance and Sanders Families,

May peace be with you. So sorry for the loss of your loved one in such a tragic way. May we all live a life of love and service the way Mrs. Jackson did for those 87 years. We must all carry on her legacy to the future generations.
L Walker
June 27, 2015
My prayers are with the Jackson family. May God Bless and comfort .
Donna Sykes
June 27, 2015
Rest well Angel Susie!
Nola Dixon
June 27, 2015
Sorry for your loss continue to look to the lord and he will see you through this difficult time. My prayers are with you and the family. I love you all. Cousin E Tatum-Waring of NY
Esther Tatum-Waring
June 27, 2015
To the family Words can't say nothing but, Love can be giving . Rev Anthony Porter, Senior Pastor of; Gospel Worship center Elizabeth, NJ Love you all May your family find peace.
Rev Anthony Porter
Elder Anthony Porter
June 27, 2015
This little light of mine...I gonna let it shine, that's what Mama Susie did in her 87 years. Blessed are they that mourn the shall be comforted. In this heart breaking time remember that goodness and mercy shall follow. God will keep your family in his loving care
KJ Miller
June 27, 2015
This little light of mine...I gonna let it shine, that's what Mama Susie did in her 87 years. Blessed are they that mourn the shall be comforted. In this heart breaking time remember that goodness and mercy shall follow. God will keep your family in his loving care
KJ Miller
June 27, 2015
My prayers are with the family, during such a loss. God Bless you all.
Brenda Johnson
June 27, 2015
To the Family
Look to the Hills....God is always there and is ABLE to see you through this difficult time.
DJ Davis
June 27, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
LORRAINE BACKMAN
June 27, 2015
May the GOD of all comfort be with the family at this time of great sorrow .
D . Wilson
June 26, 2015
May the love and power of God bring comfort and healing to each of you ,his grace and mercy surrounds your family now and always,Your love one Susie Jackson is in the presence of Jesus Christ,With Sincere Sympathy
Ms Sharon Robinson
June 26, 2015
To the Family

As the days and weeks pass, weeks turn into months the cameras and throngs of people dissipate lean on God, faith, family and friends to see you through.
M J Bradley
June 26, 2015
To the Jackson family

Eastern Light Chapter #360 extends our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of Sister Susie Jackson. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. She will be missed at chapter meetings. May you have peace knowing Sister Jackson is asleep waiting for God's commands. May your memories bring you comfort.

Eastern Light Chapter #360 O.E.S.
Sis. Doris S. Grant, Worthy Matron
Bro. Jerome Jackson, Worthy Patron
Officers and Members
June 26, 2015
Rest in eternal peace, Sis. Susie Jackson. May your sweet legacy of love, devotion to family, and dedicated service to your church family-Mother Emanuel AME Church live on in our memories forever.
Beverly
June 26, 2015
Mrs Jackson and her sister Mrs Eva Dilligard was m'y patron @ Bank Of America for many years & l Work With her brother- In- Law Mr Johnny ,RIP Mrs Jackson
Patsy Green
June 26, 2015
I love you, Aunt Susie, thats what we called you. You were a sister to our Aunt Inez Pinckney, and my mother Wilhelmina "Babe" Smith. GOD Bless and keep your Family!!!
Cookie Alvina Ross-Foshee
June 26, 2015
Sorry for your loss. May the GOD of all comfort be with the family at this time of sorrow.
S. Washington
June 26, 2015
In God's care rest in peace
Dwayne Bickham,Sr.
June 26, 2015
R.I.P. Susie Jackson !
Susan Amber Strickland Jones
June 26, 2015
To my family in South Carolina.. Your pain is huge ,yet we have to Trust in the LORD. Remember her kind words, her prayers, her cooking. Mother showed us how to live by her work while she was here. It may seem difficult right now...keep..the faith, love, be kind and without ceasing always pray. Make Mama. proud of her family.
Jacquei Miller
June 26, 2015
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
©Copyright 1998
Bremba Jackson and Family
June 26, 2015
Connie Emerson
June 26, 2015
David & Dessie Lee
June 26, 2015
Clara Wise
June 26, 2015
Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever.
Ronnie & Neva Coleman
June 26, 2015
God will bring peace to the family of Sis. Jackson.
L Jackson
June 25, 2015
My deepest sympathy to the Jackson family in your loss. May God give peace and strength to your family.
Rowena Worshaim
June 25, 2015
Dear Jackson and other families,
I am sorry for your loss. May her memory be eternal! God bless her and her family.
Vasilios Emmanuel Glimidakis
June 25, 2015
my condolences for the entire family of Susie Jackson from my family to yours may god bless and be with you always and I know he will
m mcneal
June 25, 2015
To Susie Jackson's Family

My Prayers and Thoughts are with you in these difficult times. I know "Jesus Christ" our Lord and Savior will comfort and hold everyone in his hand. Jesus Christ will take care all the church members at the Mother Emanuel AME Church.

You will see Sister, Mother and Grandmother again, when Jesus Christ returns to Earth.

Prayer, Peace and Love!!!
Cassandra Martin
June 25, 2015
To the families: Words can't describe the sadness that is being felt for you from those who don't know you, but we feel because we heard of your tragedy via the news. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

Please know that our Heavenly Father will help you deal with this terrible tragedy. God invites you:(Jeremiah29:12)...And YOU will certainly call me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to YOU."
Camille
June 25, 2015
May your faith in God's promises and beautiful memories of your loved one sustain you during this heartbreaking time and into the future. My heart grieves with you.
Karen Snyder
June 25, 2015
RIH OES Sister
Odera Williams
June 25, 2015
God bless and strengthen each of you.
A smith
June 24, 2015
Dear Jackson Family
John 3:16
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
You have given Susie. She will have eternal life. I think that is important. My family have watched and been so proud of your family: Faith and trust in Christ. There has been so much swirling around it is so hard to keep up with what is right. Y'all know what is right.
I lived in Charleston 5 years ago in Ansonborough. I know your beautiful Church Family. Although I do not know you personally, please know your extended Charleston family Loves and is praying for you.
Together there will be change. Your best example has set the stage for HUGE change. Please know, we love you and hate you are having to deal with this. Your loss is bringing the whole country together, but no family should have to endure that to make change.
Trust the Lord conquers all.
Deepest sympathy, Lance Hiatt and Tim Parks
Chapin, South Carolina
Lance Hiatt
June 24, 2015
Ellenora,
I am praying for you, your husband and your children. Your mother-in-law seemed like a caring and Christian woman who was loved by all who knew her. She is with God now watching over her family. Peace be with your family.
Celeste Smith
June 24, 2015

Earth has no sorrows that heaven can not heal
Even though right now hurt is what you feel
Memories gained never cease
My prayers is for God to grant you peace
Love and encourage each other along the way
Be real and caring in whatever you do and say
Although our love one has depart
They belonged to God right from the start
Death when it comes is only a forever sleep
Knowing they are going away is why we weep
Have joy in knowour soul is for God to keep
Know our loss is Heavens gain
Live your life for Jesus you see them again
Be grateful for the memories through life you compile
Be reminded of their every smile
Be please for time spent all the while
Although the sorrow is hard to bear
Grieve as you will know God is near
Look up to God for strength each day
He'll be with you tocarry you all the way
It doesn't matter if you are young or old
Keep God first know He is in Control
Give God your life and hold on to His hand
Allow him to guide you with purpose for He holds the plan
Live, love, and do have faith to do your best
Trust the Lordto do the rest
written 5/14/15 by Hazel Smalls
Hazrl Smalls
June 24, 2015
May God Bless And Keep You. My thoughts and Prayers are with you .member St.Philip A.M.E.Chuch.
Ann Robinson
June 24, 2015
To my sweet, sweet Ms.Susie! Oh how my hearts hurts so bad! I have known you and the GREAT JACKSON SISTER'S all of my life!!!! Oh, how I will miss seeing you in church, and seeing your beautiful smile, and hearing you sing in the choir loft! I thank you for everything, and you will truly, truly be missed! Sleep on my sweet church sister! Servant, servant of God well done!
Jametta L. King
June 24, 2015
I'm so sorry for your loss, but awed by your attitude - that has been the thing which (so far as I can see) has dominated the press - that you are leading Charleston in expressions of forgiveness and genuine love (the hard stuff), and promoting unity and community in the face of such violence, is inspiring and incredible, and I take my hat off to you.

Thank you for the lessons, given at such a difficult time - they are poignant and important.
Lizzi Rogers
June 24, 2015
May God be with your family at this difficult time.
Dr. Sandra Burton Thurman
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