Nancy Elizabeth Jackson, 33, died May 16 at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta.
She was born in Ahoskie, N. C., and was a lifelong resident of Monticello. She was a member of New Rocky Creek Baptist Church and attended the Monticello Baptist Church. Nancy graduated from the Campbell University School of Pharmacy in 2000. After graduating, she returned to Monticello where she worked as a pharmacist for Kroger and Monticello Drugs. She was preceded in death by grandfathers Roger Jackson Jr. and Edwin Forbes.
She is survived by her son Benjamin Jackson of Monticello; parents and step-father Maurice Jackson of Monticello and Joan and Don Chambers of Social Circle; grandmothers Alma Jackson of Weeki Wachee, Fla., and Nancy Forbes of Covington; sisters and brothers-in-law Marsha and Dave Abernathy of Jackson, Tenn., Pam and Will Lawrence of Dallas, and Jessica and J.B. Dial of Dublin; brothers Shannon Sutton of Dallas, and Jared Chambers of Covington; nieces and nephew Sara Grace Abernathy, Bennett Forbes Abernathy and Ryleigh Elizabeth Dial; special friends Debby Cantrell, Vickie Sheppard, and Haley Sheppard, all of Monticello; and numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, May 19, at the Monticello Baptist Church in Monticello. Burial will follow in West View Cemetery in Monticello. Dr. John Whitmire, Dr. Randal Reese, and the Rev. Jeff Pangle will officiate. Serving as pallbearers will be David Leach, Jerry Yancey, Don Parrott, Cliff Forbes, Corey Forbes, Shannon Sutton and Will Lawrence. The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Ben’s College Fund c/o McIntosh State Bank, PO Box 31, Monticello, Ga. 31064; or Piedmont Academy, PO Box 231, Monticello, Ga. 31064.