Bessie Jackson

Published 5:00 am Thursday, September 25, 2003

Services for Bessie Jackson of Meadville are 2 p.m., Saturday,Sept. 27, at New Fork United Methodist Church with burial inMeadville Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon – 5 p.m., at Tyler FuneralHome.

Mrs. Jackson, 63, died Sept. 18, 2003, in Meadville. She wasborn in Swan Lake on Jan. 4, 1940, to Ulishouse Spearman andMagelena Wheeler Spearman.

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She was a retired janitor from US Forestry Service in Meadville,and a member of New Fork United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, AaronJackson Sr.; a daughter, Alichia Jackson; a son, Aaron Jackson Jr.;two sisters; and one brother.

Survivors are her daughter, Dorothy Moore of Natchez; her sons,Henry Brown Lee of Detroit, Mich., and Leevander Jackson and JoelJackson, both of Natchez; her sisters, Jessie Atkins of Greenville,Martha Connley and Sada McLoud, both of Atlanta, Ga., DellerSpearman and Mary Lee Louis, both of Detroit, Aline Walker of St.Louis, Mo., Lillie Mae Jones and Leola Robinson, both of Cleveland,Modine Perez of Jacksonville, Fla., and Sophia Thomas of Arlington,Texas; eight grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.