Edna Mae Jackson

Published 12:02 pm Friday, June 23, 2023

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May 5, 1937 – June 19, 2023

NATCHEZ – Funeral services for Edna Mae Jackson, 86, of Natchez, who departed this earthly life on Monday, June 19, 2023, in Natchez will be held Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Melvin White officiating.

Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be held on Friday, June 23, 2023 from 3:30 until 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue on Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 1 p.m. until time of the service at the church.

Edna was born May 5, 1937 in Natchez, the daughter of Alberta Graham and Steve Harris.  She was educated in the Natchez-Adams Public Schools.  Edna retired from Jefferson Davis Memorial Hospital as a nurse’s aide.  Mrs. Jackson was a member of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church.  She enjoyed watching westerns and spending time with family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Jackson; daughter, Pamela Ann Brown; infant son, Herbert Darnell Wright; step-son, Charles Ware; aunt, Vinnie Doss and uncle Rev. Willie Brown.

Edna leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Janice W. King (Johnny); brothers, Steve Harris and Melvin Harris; sisters, Etta Mae Gooden, Juanita Harris, Helen M. Davis, Brenda Sonia, Velma Myles, Lillian Harris; grandchildren, Shondra Brown, Shayla Brown, Terrance Brown and Jennifer Hurst and husband, Toney Hurst, Sr. and Jonathan M. King; great grandchildren, K’lynn Henderson, Kedan Henderson, Kanobe Henderson, Donovan Hurst, Toney Hurst, Jr. and Terrance Brown, Jr.; great-great granddaughter, Teanna Hurst; other relatives and friends.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.westgatefh.com