Era Bell Carney Jackson

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 17, 2007

Services for Era Bell Carney Jackson, of Jayess, are 1 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 16, at Powell’s Grove Pentecostal Church in Jayesswith burial in the church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home is incharge of arrangements.

Mrs. Jackson, 90, died Dec. 13, 2007, at Lawrence CountyHospital. She was born on Dec. 29, 1916, to Homer Carney and CoreneCreel Carney.

She was a retired factory worker with Croft and a homemaker. Shewas a member of Powell’s Grove Pentecostal Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Alva EarlJackson; her sons, Charles Matthew Armstrong, Burlon C. Armstrong,and Jerry Pat Armstrong; her daughter, Henry Elizabeth Armstrong;two brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors are her daughter, Linda Alexander and husbandRandolph; her daughter-in-laws, Carolyn Armstrong, of Foxworth, andSue Armstrong, of Monticello; her brother, Williard (Bill) Carneyand wife Izetta, of Pascagoula; her sisters, Ethel Roberts, ofBrookhaven, Adele Nichoals, of Columbia, Willie Mae Cothern, andBillie J. Reid and husband Henry, all of Jayess; 12 grandchildren;33 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren; and manynieces and nephews.