Mrs. Carol Cornwell Jackson died at her home in Miami, Florida on June 19, 2022, following a brief illness. She was 94 years old. Carol was born on January 7, 1928 in Purcellville, Virginia. Her parents were Carroll A. Cornwell and Lucy Wilson Cornwell. She had an older sister, Doris Beaty of Alexandria, Virginia, and a younger sister, Kathleen Davison of Miami, Florida and Middleburg, Virginia, both now deceased. As a youth Carol worked in the family store. She excelled at athletics, especially swimming and basketball.
After graduation from Lincoln High School in 1945, Carol was recommended for an administrative position, working for the chairman of the Loudoun County Planning Commission. In that capacity she helped develop the first Loudoun County zoning and subdivision ordinances, as well as the county’s original zoning map. Subsequently Carol was appointed as the first Loudoun County zoning administrator. She served on several County committees: the Loudoun County Board of Zoning Appeals; Loudoun Planning Commission; and the Board of Equalization.
Carol was married to Guy Warren Jackson of Aldie, Virginia on April 19, 1950. She began a career as a real estate agent and in 1963 she obtained her broker’s license. She worked in the field for over 30 years and retired in 1993. She served for one year as the Vice-President of the Loudoun Board of Realtors. Following the death of her husband in 1997, she lived with her sister, Kathleen, dividing time between Miami, Florida and the family home In Middleburg, Virginia.
Carol is survived by son Guy Warren Jackson, Jr. (Sharon) of Salem, Virginia; son Larry C. Jackson (Ramona) of Aldie, Virginia; daughter Jane C. Jackson of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and grandson Joshua Jackson of Jacksonville, Florida.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choosing.