Vera Jackson Marchman

Born: Sun., Oct. 6, 1912
Died: Thu., Oct. 18, 2007

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Vera Jackson Marchman, age 95, of Greensboro, GA, died Thursday, October 18, 2007 at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital. Born in Greene County on October 6, 1912 she was the last of eleven children born to the late William Frank Jackson and Mattie Lay Jackson. As a child she attended school in Siloam and in 1933 married George Thomas Marchman. They lived in the Veazey Community and in 1976 moved on the Athens Highway in Greensboro. She was a homemaker and a member of Walker United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Marchman was preceded in death by her husband, George Thomas Marchman in May of 1985; four sisters, Lena Walker, Hattie Chapman, Eva Adams, and Leila Adams; six brothers; Johnnie Jackson, Jessie Jackson, Grady Jackson, Briggs Jackson, Leon Jackson and Lewis Jackson; and a grand-daughter, Suzanne Marchman. She is survived by two daughters, Shirley Byce and husband Murrell of Greensboro, GA and Martha Channell and husband Tom of Greensboro, GA; a son, George M. Marchman and wife Terry of Hope Mills, NC; two grandsons, Wesley Byce and wife Tammy of Newnan, GA and Brian Marchman and wife Cindi of Goose Creek, SC; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. John Pike and Rev. David Jordan officiating. Interment will follow in the Siloam Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Ray Channell, L. G. Boswell, Ben Boswell, Francis Byce, Andrew Boswell, Mike Boyer, Thomas Edwards and Dan Wilson. Honorary pallbearers are W. H. Rhodes Jr., Irby Gorman, Morris Farmer, Harry Singer, Deleon Walker, Bobby Voyles, Emmett Caldwell and Fred Hunter Jr. The family requests that any memorials be made to Walker United Methodist Church, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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Bill Crawford
   Posted Sat October 20, 2007
My sympathies and condolences.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sat October 20, 2007
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Laura Jeanne Stewart
   Posted Sat October 20, 2007
So sorry for your loss. All of you are in my prayers.

Carolyn (Bryan) Taylor
   Posted Sat October 20, 2007
Shirley, Martha and families, I was so sorry to read of Miss Vera's death. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Carolyn Bryan Taylor

Lucy and Sonny Hulsey
   Posted Sun October 21, 2007
Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family in the passing of Mrs. Marchman. You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Laura Thomas Verner
   Posted Mon October 22, 2007
My deepest sympathies to you all in the passing of cousin Vera. Having just lost my mother, I know firsthand what you are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Laura

Lanelle Underwood LaRue
   Posted Wed October 31, 2007
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I remember her from Enon Baptist Church.

Kim Gunn
   Posted Sun November 18, 2007
Miss Shirley, I was so sorry to read about your mother. I always enjoyed talking to her at the beauty shop. Just know she is in a better place. May the Lord comfort you through this difficult time.