Marjorie Brown Jackson, 93, of Buchanan died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at her daughter’s home.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at McEvoy Funeral Home, with Tom Sisco of Mount Zion Church of Christ officiating.
Pallbearers will be Terry Jackson, Don Butler, Michael Corbin, Kyle Dixon, Jacob O’Brien and David Lassiter.
Burial will be in the Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery.
Visitation is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Friday, and will continue from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Jackson was born on July 28, 1926, in Puryear. She was the daughter of the late Bernard Brown and Allie Martin Brown.
She was married in February of 1962 to Alton Brooks Jackson, who preceded her in death on May 13, 1995.
She is survived by three daughters: Sharon (Danny) Paschall of Brentwood, Karon (Charles) Sampson of Central City, Ky., and Tricia (Peter) Reimold of Buchanan; seventeen grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren;
four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and special friends within the Mount Zion community.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Stebbins Yancey; a son, Richard Stebbins; three sisters: Kate Coats, Nell Crews and Dorothy Brown; and two brothers, William Brown and Harold Brown.
Ms. Jackson was a longtime member of Mount Zion Church of Christ. She graduated from a business college in Nashville. She moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked for a prominent attorney.
After returning home to look after her parents, Marjorie worked in the music department at UT Martin and was a personal assistant to a concert pianist.
She was a Homemaker who enjoyed baking, sewing and gardening.
Marjorie was a shining example of God’s love, always embracing others with a warm smile, bright eyes, and a loving heart.
She embodied and lived out the love of Christ with a servant’s heart exhibiting unconditional love and acceptance to all. “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:35
Memorials may be made to: the Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery Fund.