Birdie Marie Jackson, 83, of Palm Bay, Fla., formerly of Hayti, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, at Palm Bay.
Born May 3, 1925, in Arbyrd, Mo., daughter of the late Robert and Annie Cato Moore, she was a restaurant cook.
In 1965, in Talkston, Ga., she married William "Bill" Jackson, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include one son, James Brinkle, of Cocoa, Fla.; two daughters, Carolyn Sherlock, of Palm Bay and Joan Parson, of Memphis, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were held in the Dry Bayou Cemetery at Hayti with Bro. Bobby Bradford officiating.
John W. German Funeral Home of Hayti was in charge of arrangements.