Mary Sellers Jackson age 91, of Martin Road, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2023 at home. She was born February 3, 1932 in Gaston County to the late Charles (Charlie) Clayton and Mary Ella Sellers. Mary was a lifelong member of Shady Grove Baptist Church. She was a talented seamstress who enjoyed sewing custom draperies. She also enjoyed flowers, gardening, and word search puzzles. Mary was an avid Braves baseball fan. You could often find her sitting on her porch watching the hummingbirds. Mary’s greatest joy in life was spending time with her family and sharing her faith with others.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Harold Dean Jackson; son, Michael Dean Jackson; siblings, Ruth Hoyle, Edna Craft, Earl Sellers, Walter Sellers, Chatman Sellers, JL Sellers, Margie Bess, and Flay Sellers.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Doug Jackson (Sheree), and Chuck Jackson (Ellen); daughter-in-law, Veda Jackson; grandchildren, Camden Jackson (Janene), Seth Jackson, and Wes Jackson (Kayla); great-grandchildren, Alli, Braelyn, Isabella, and Asher Jackson; and brother, Herbert “Hub” Sellers (Sue).
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Hendricks officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 10:00 to 10:45 AM prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church – Building Fund 3240 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Cherryville, NC 28021 or Gaston Hospice, 258 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
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