Posted: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 7:07 pm
The Messenger, November 30, 2011
Martha (Treece) Jackson, 92, of Troy died at 6 a.m. Nov. 29, 2011, at her home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Bobby Stewart and the Rev. Jimmy Calhoun will officiate. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Gwaltney, Kenneth Sanders, Paul Mosier, Kenneth Mobbs, Carl Gatewood, Clint Tittle and Ralph Moore.
Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Waggener, J. Paul Jackson, Andrew Jackson and Eli Nelson.
She was born March 26, 1919, in Obion County, daughter of the late O.F. and Lillie (Coleman) Treece. She was a homemaker and had helped her husband, the late Jim Jackson, operate the former Jackson’s Boat Dock at Reelfoot Lake and the former Jackson’s Gravel Co. The Jacksons married Oct. 14, 1937. He died June 5, 2000. Mrs. Jackson was a member of Main Street Church of Christ in Troy.
She is survived by her daughter, Linda Waggener of Martin; her son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Becky Jackson of Dyersburg; two sisters, Mary James of Paris, who is her twin, and Louise Johnson of Hornbeak; four grandchildren and their spouses, Jackie and Cathy Waggener of Martin, J. Paul and Melaine Jackson and Andrew and Jennifer Jackson, all of Dyersburg, and Jill and Eli Nelson of Tullahoma; and eight great-grandchildren, Cody Waggener of Martin, Lauren Jackson, McKenzie Jackson, Hannah Jackson, Anna Blair Jackson and Walker Jackson, all of Dyersburg, and Joey Gilliland and Ben Gilliland, both of Tullahoma.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Cecil Treece; and five sisters, Hautie Walker, Brown Hayes, Tommie James, Cora Higby and Fern Corum.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.