Alberta McCoy (Mack) Jackson
February 24, 1923 - July 23, 2021
Alberta McCoy (Mack) Jackson, 98, of Lynchburg, departed this life on Friday, July 23, 2021, at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital. Alberta was born on February 24, 1923, in Gladstone, Va. to the late Luther Clark McCoy and Vermont Carpenter McCoy. She was the oldest of five children and the only girl.
In addition to her parents, Alberta was also preceded in death by her husband of over 62 years, Arthur "Boots" Jackson; her son, Leonard "Butch" Mack Jr.; and three brothers, William (Jack) McCoy, Clarence McCoy, and Melvin McCoy.
She leaves to cherish her precious memory her three devoted children, Donald Jackson, Carolyn Jackson McCain, and Sandra Kay Jackson; her devoted son-in-law, Danny McCain who she called her "other son"; five grandchildren, Ronetta Jones (Vincent), Kevin Mack, Dannette McCain, Candace McCain, and Darius Crist; six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; her brother, Earnest "Dutchy" McCoy (Catherine); sister-in-law, Marie Hill McCoy; and a host of McCoy and Carpenter family members.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Diamond Hill Baptist Church. The family will receive family and friends from 12 until 1 p.m. at the Church prior to the funeral service.
The family requests masks be worn by all of those who are able to wear them.
Published by The News & Advance from Jul. 25 to Jul. 27, 2021.