The Greenwood Commonwealth
Feb 27, 2002
Services for Mattie Sue Jackson, 87, of Greenwood,
who died of heart failure Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, at her
residence, were at 2 p.m. today at Williams and Lord
Mrs. Jackson was a retired sales clerk with the
Whittington Dry Goods Co. of Greenwood. A native of Lee
County, she was a resident of the Greenwood area for 70
years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of
She was preceded in death by her husband, William
She is survived by two sons, James H. Jackson of
Greenwood and Johnny H. Jackson of Southaven; two
daughters, Joyce B. Murrah and Betty Sue Wilson, both of
Greenwood; three sisters, Maggie Jester of Nashville,
Tenn., Ruby Mims of Greenwood and Otis Mae Wilson of
Winona; and 11 grandchildren.
The Rev. Jimmy Sartain officiated at the services.
Burial was in Centerville Cemetery in Carroll County.
Pallbearers were Bobby Wilson, Jim Jackson, Perry
Jackson, Larry Shackleford, Stephen Jackson and Johnny