Bertha Mae Alexander Jackson – Obituary

By  | April 13, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Thompson & Son Funeral Home

Bertha Mae Alexander Jackson was born October 28, 1919 to the late Clifton and Viola Brown Alexander in Iron City, Tennessee. She moved to Florence at the age of 14 with her family where she resided until her death. She was affectionately known as “Mimi” to family and friends.

Bertha was a faithful member and the oldest member of the Eastside Church of Christ, Florence, where she taught the Ladies’ Bible Class and did janitorial work until her health started failing. She was also a coordinator and dedicated member of the local Bowser Memorial Ladies of Southwestern Christian College.

Bertha leaves to cherish her memories a loving son, Charles A. (Jeanette) Jackson, Florence; three grandchildren, Pamela Bailey Harden, Knoxville, Tennessee, Monica Jackson, Odenton, Maryland, and Derek Jackson, Bowie, Maryland; four great-grandchildren, Matthew Harden and Alexander Harden, Knoxville, Tennessee, Brandon Jackson, Indianapolis, Indiana and Dionna Jackson, Florence; four great-great-grandchildren, Kadeshia and Houston Harden, Knoxville, Tennessee, Maurice Smith, Florence and Noah Jackson, Indianapolis, Indiana; and special friends, Mary Etta Wilson, Jean Graves and Georgia Jackson.

Bertha’s jovial spirit and infectious sense of humor will be missed by many friends, former employers and co-workers, and her church family.

Funeral service for Mrs. Jackson will be Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Eastside Church of Christ, Florence. Brother Thomas Holiday, Eulogist and Brother James Gray officiating. Burial will be in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens. The body will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. The public viewing will be today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Bowser Workers for Southwestern Christian College, P.O. Box 867, Tuscumbia, AL 35674.

Thompson and Son Funeral Home, Florence, directing.

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