July 8, 2002
Geraldine Biggie Jackson, 79, of 30 McCulloh St., Frostburg, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at her residence. Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Frostburg, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Mary (Cole) Washington Edwards. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Jackson; five sisters, Mary Harper, Kathleen Martin, Alma Mason, Anna Paige, and Alistine Spriggs; and one brother, Alex Washington.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Frostburg United Methodist Church. Surviving are five sons, Ronald Jackson and wife Loretta, Piedmont, Donald Jackson and wife Dawn, Frostburg, Norman Arnett Jackson and wife Bonnie, Frostburg, Lance Jackson and wife Carmen, Frostburg, and Glenn Jackson and wife Maria, Cumberland; two daughters, Janet JJ Jackson, Frostburg, and Anita Peck and husband Robert T., Cumberland; eight grandchildren, Ronald William Jackson, Elizabeth Jackson, Travis Jackson, Krissy Jackson, Dwayne Jackson and wife Regina, Amanda Taylor, Clory Jackson and Lance Jackson; and two great-grandsons, Raymond Arnett Jackson and Marvin Johnson. Her body will be cremated.
Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Memorial service will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Darryl L. Gill officiating. Inurnment will following in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Text: Cumberland Times-News
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