Originally created 05/11/05

Mr. Elijah Jackson, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Elijah Jackson, Sr., 97, went home to be with the Lord on May 7, 2005 at the Jennings Healthcare Center, Augusta, Ga. Funeral services will be held at 1:00Pm Thursday, May 12, 2005 at the Bland Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jimmy L. Cue, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. He was a skilled basket weaver and chair caner. He is survived by three sons, Elijah (Mary Alice) Jackson, Jr, Johnston, SC, Phillip (Pearl) Jackson, Columbia, SC, and Howard (Marion) Jackson, SC; four daughters, Mary. L. (Ulysses) Johnson, and Delois (Sigmon, Sr.) Jones, both of Hempstead, NY, Margaret Gray, Augusta, Ga, and Doris Jackson, Johnston, SC; five nieces, Marie (George) Maxwell, Charlotte, NC, Bessie Gill and Lizzie Jackson, Hempstead, NY, Beatrice Butler, Aiken, SC, and Grace Abney, Johnston, SC; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth (Walter) Andrews, Johnston, SC; twenty-four grandchildren, thirty-three great-grandchildren, nineteen great-great- grandchildren. Amos & Sons Funeral Home Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 11, 2005