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Viola Jackson

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Nettie Viola Jackson, 81, of Risco, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2005, at the Gideon Care Center in Gideon, Mo.

Born Dec. 9, 1923, in Smithville, Tenn., daughter of the late Bethel and Aline Green McGinness, she was of the Assembly of God faith.

On July 31, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., she married Homer Jackson, who survives.

Survivors also include four sons, Billy Fowler, of New Haven Conn., Eugene Jackson, of Gideon, Phillip Jackson, of Portageville, Mo., and Kent Jackson, of Malden; one daughter, Patricia Cowart, of Corning, Ark.; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Manley, Ethel Phillips and Mabel Gaines and one granddaughter, Michelle Jackson.

Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jimmy Gilbert officiating.

Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.