Irene Walker Jackson

Born: Thu., Oct. 2, 1924
Died: Sat., Feb. 18, 2012

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Irene Walker Jackson, age 87, of Union Point, Georgia, died on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Greene Point Health Care Center in Union Point. Mrs. Jackson was born in Siloam, GA on October 2, 1924 the daughter of the late David Lee Walker and Mary Sosebee Walker. She graduated from Alexander Stephens Institute and married Robert Glenn Jackson, Jr. on February 26, 1944. She worked in the Finishing Department at Chipman Union in Union Point retiring in 1988. She was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church in Union Point. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and enjoyed her family, children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Glenn Jackson, Jr. in May of 1998; a daughter, Glenda Jackson Taylor; a sister Ovelene Walker Bentley; three brothers, David Lee Walker, Gilbert Walker and Clinton "Brownie" Walker. She is survived by two sons, Wayne Jackson of Union Point, GA and Stan Jackson and wife Sandy of Murfreesboro, TN; a daughter, Marsha Swann and husband Tommy of Union Point, GA; five brothers, Clifford Walker of Buckhead, GA, Alvin Walker of Union Point, GA, Linton "Whitey" Walker of Winston, GA, Franklin Walker of Murfreesboro, TN and Talmadge Walker of Newnan, GA; five grandchildren, Jennifer Harwell, Holly and Brent Roland, Christopher and Brittany Jackson, Jessica and Nick Allen, Russell Jackson and fiance'' Kristen McKnight; three great grandchildren, Thomas Jackson, Leighton Jackson and Owen Jackson; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, February 20, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Bruce Lovin and Rev. Jim Olds officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Christopher Jackson, Russell Jackson, Brent Roland, Nick Allen, Edward Dingler and Gene Lindsey. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday night at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Sat February 18, 2012
We were so sorry to hear of your mother's death. I know it will be a joyful reunion in heaven with all her loved ones. Mama will be there to hug her first thing.

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
You are in our thoughts and prayers Brenda Lindsey & family

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
Sohie Ogletree Drane

Beth Callaway Hunt
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
Wayne and family, My deepest sympathies in the loss of your mother. It's hard to lose a parent. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Cathy Murphy
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
Wayne. I am sorry for your loss.

Laura S Stewart
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
So sorry to learn of Irene's passing. She was such a sweet little lady and always had a smile when I went to see her at Greene Point. Be thankful for all the wonderful years you had with her.

Mark and Debbie Crocker
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
Just wanted you to know that we are thinking about you during this difficult time. Please know that you are all in our prayers. Mark and Debbie Crocker

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
Rest In Peace, Miss Irene. You were one very special lady and I loved you dearly. Never a cross word passed your lips and you always had a smile. I love you and I will miss you!

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sun February 19, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

dianne finch mckinley
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
i am so sorry for your loss--prayers for the family

Marie Burden
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
So sorry to hear about Ms.Irene's passing. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers!!

Lynn Kitchens
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
So sorry for your loss, she was a very sweet lady. Lynn and Darryl Kitchens You are in my thoughts and prayers, Charles E. Bryan Union Point

Gail and George Spearing
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
We are thinking of you and praying that God will send you His strength and comfort in the days to come. Much love to all of you.

Kathi Lindsey Smoker
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
Dear Stan, Marsha, Wayne and families, So very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Remember her fondly. You're in my thoughts & prayers.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell ll
   Posted Mon February 20, 2012
Deepest and sincere sympathy to each family member in the passing of your loving mother and best friend. May the treasured happy memories help to comfort you. She was blessed to have wonderful family and friends that she cherished and adored. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Tue February 21, 2012
We're so sorry for your loss. You're in our prayers.

Pat Huff
   Posted Tue February 21, 2012
I would like to offer my condolences to your family. May God bless you all.

Vivian Stewart Ledford
   Posted Tue February 21, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I will always remember visiting Glen and Irene with Sue when I was just a child.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Thu February 23, 2012
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.