Jeanette Christine Jackson

Jeanette Christine Jackson was born into this world on January 18, 1936 in Aldie, Virginia to the late Barnett Emory and Mary Etta Murray. She departed this life surrounded by her children Sharon and Kyle at home on July 6, 2019 after fighting a hard health battle. Jeanette attended public schools in Loudoun County. She was baptized at an early age at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She worked numerous jobs, house cleaning, Short order cook at Charter House, IBM for 23 years as a Senior Production Analyzer and after retirement a caretaker to several family members and friends. She held many duties while attending Mt. Pleasant such as Administrations, Cemetery committee, financial administrator, Trustee, Outreach Mission, Lott Corey Foreign mission, Baptist Channel, District 4 financial secretary and many others. Jeanette had many hobbies which included sewing, reading, cruising, watching Steve Harvey, cooking and making potato salad, coleslaw and her mouth watering “Lemon Meringue Pies”. She was joined in holy matrimony to Ralph Jackson on February 28, 1953. From this union three children were born: Sharon, Dierdre and Kyle. They were married for 58 wonderful years. Jeanette leaves to cherish her memories and sweet smile her daughter Sharon Brooks (Joshua) and son Kyle Jackson. She is preceded in death by husband Ralph and daughter Dierdre Lynn. She leaves her grandson Jevon Brooks and Granddaughter Candice Watts. Four beautiful great granddaughters Kaya, Adina, Anyssa and Corinne (little Jeanette). She is also survived by Step-daughter Joan and Step-son Calvin along with Sister-in-Laws Dorothy Jackson, Gladys Cope and Alberta Tines with a host of other Relatives and Friends. Visitation and viewing will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. until time of service 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 24337 Old Carolinia Road, Aldie, VA 20105. Interment at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Aldie, Virginia. Arrangements by Lyles Funeral Service, serving Northern Virginia and surrounding areas, Eric S. Lyles, Director, Lic. VA, MD, DC 1-800-388-1913.

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