She was born in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 1, 1911, to the late James Lucian Bomar and Amanda Victorine Bomar.
She was a graduate of Stephens College in Missouri and attended the University of Missouri.
She was a longtime communicant and at the time of her death was the oldest member of Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church. She had been an active participant of St. Luke’s Altar Guild. She was also a charter member of the Cleveland-Athens Cotillion. She received her Life Master certificate in bridge in 1980.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Nelom B. Jackson, in 2001; and her brother, James Crawford Bomer and his wife, Louise.
Her survivors include one son, James Nelom Jackson of Cleveland; two daughters: Amanda B. Jackson of Cleveland and Mary Caroline McGee and husband, Dr. Thomas Paige McGee, of Franklin, N.C.; She was blessed with seven grandchildren: Elizabeth McGee Turner of Little Rock, Ark., Mary Kathleen McGee of Franklin, John Eric McGee of Granada, Miss. and James Travis Jackson and wife, Heather, Jonathan Patten Jackson and wife, Molly, Amy Markham and husband, Joe, and Christy Cannon and husband, Josh, all of Cleveland; and two great-grandchildren: Madison Louise Jackson and James Travis “Buddy” Jackson Jr. of Cleveland.
The funeral will be held at noon Friday, June 15, 2012, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Joel Huffstetler officiating.
Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Friday, from 11 a.m. to noon, at St. Luke’s Parish Hall prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 5, Cleveland, TN 37364 or to the charity of one’s choice.
Grissom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
You are invited to send a message of condolence and view the Jackson family guest book at www.grissomfh.net.