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Naomi Bernard Jackson

Published 12:00am Friday, February 1, 2013

Jan. 9, 1936 – Jan. 27, 2013

NATCHEZ — Services for Naomi Bernard Jackson, 77, of Natchez, who died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Natchez Regional Medical Center, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Freddie Schiele officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Robert D. Mackel and Sons Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday, both at the church.

Mrs. Jackson was born Jan. 9, 1936, the daughter of George Bernard and Alma Matthews Bernard White. At an early age, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized. Naomi was a member of the King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where she served faithfully. For a number of years, she was a member of the senior choir and was serving as a deaconess.

She married Frank Jackson Jr., Nov. 13, 1952. To this union, five children were born. Naomi was a soft spoken person who enjoyed helping others. She was also a member of the organizing committee for the West Stiers Lane neighborhood. She had a very special love for her children and grandchildren.

Naomi was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Robert Jackson; two brothers, George and Herman Bernard; and one sister, Georgia Mae Carter.

Survivors include one son, Frank Jackson III of Natchez; three daughters, Lenora Jackson Isaac of Breaux Bridge, La., Arlene Warner and husband, Carter, of Vidalia and Shelia Bowman and husband, Bernard, of Sugarland, Texas; three sisters, Margaret Pierce of Marino Valley, Calif., Jessie B. Williams and Connie White, both of Natchez; one brother, Fredrick Bernard and wife, Sophie, of Natchez; one brother-in-law, Robert Jackson and wife, Jacqueline; one sister-in-law, Betty Hargrave Carridine, all of Natchez; seven grandchildren, Randy Frazier Jr. and wife, Tiffany, of Houston, Texas, Markus Wilson of Denver, Colo., Michael Frazier and wife, Becky, of Allen, Texas, Omari Stephens of Sugarland, Frankron Elery of Baton Rouge, Kendra White, Keldrin Rydolph and Jessica White, all of Sugarland; one godson, Christopher Spencer; special daughter, Linda Washington; and a number of other devoted nieces, nephews, relatives and caring friends.