Brenda Sue Jackson


Brenda Sue Jackson, 72, a resident of Chatsworth, Ga., and formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in a Dalton, Ga., health care facility. 

She was the daughter of the late Addie Burns Metcalf and Stanley Metcalf.  She was preceded in death by her husbands: Ralph Randolph Jackson Sr. and Leeroy Jackson; three  sisters; four brothers; her stepson, Charles Holt; and her stepdaughter, Carolyn Galvinh. 

She loved the outdoors, including working in her flower and vegetable gardens, riding in the car and riding on the river in a pontoon boat. 

She was a mamaw to all who knew her.  She was loved by all and will be missed dearly!  She was a member of the Echoes of Mercy Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Jeanette Carroll and her husband, Joe, of Chatsworth; sons: Ralph Randolph Jackson Jr. and Ronnie Jackson, both of Crandall, Ga.; four stepdaughters: Cindy Ellis and her husband, Jerry, Sharon Jackson, Brenda Baggett and her husband, Keith, all of Cleveland, and Rachel Tipton of North Carolina; three stepsons: Danny Wacaster and his wife, Liz, of Rossville, Ga., Robert Holt and his wife, Missy, Leonard Holt and his wife, Robin, all of Cleveland; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her sister, Eva Broome of Plainville, Ga.; her brother, Buck Metcalf of Reno, Nev.; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at 2 p.m. from the Echoes of Mercy Baptist Church with the Rev. Marvin Jackson and the Rev. Daniel White officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Johnston Cemetery in Meigs County with Ralph Randolph Jackson Jr., Jerry Ellis, Joey and Joshua Carroll, Danny Wacaster Sr. and Danny Wacaster Jr. serving as casket bearers.  Honorary casket bearers will be Ronnie Jackson, Joe Carroll, Fred Carroll and Keith Baggett. 

The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. today at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services Wildwood Chapel. 

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