CAMERON—Memorial serv ices for Marie Jackson, 93, were held Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church in Cameron with Rev. Doug Budd officiating.

Mrs. Jackson died Friday, Jan. 7, in a Cameron hospital.

She was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Benchley to Lee and Minnie (Allen) Josey.

Mrs. Jackson graduated from Hearne High School and attended St. Edwards Nursing School in Cameron.

She married F.E. Jackson on Oct. 12, 1939, and he preceded her in death in 1990.

After graduating from nurse’s school, she worked as a private duty nurse. Later, she worked for several local doctors and went to work as a school nurse in 1955.

After retiring from the school, Mrs. Jackson worked for Milam County Health Department.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, where she taught Sunday school and served as an elder.

She had also served on the board of the Cameron Thrift Shop.

Mrs. Jackson was also preceded in death by two grandsons, John Dale Davenport and James Lee Davenport, and five siblings.

Survivors include three daughters, Frances (Fran) McGuire and husband Nick of College Station, Josey Davenport and husband Billy of Rosenberg, Barbara Crane and husband Andy of College Station; and a niece, Georgie Jackson of Cameron; also, four grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or the charity of one’s choice.

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