Mrs. Vesta Jackson
Mrs. Vesta Jackson of Newnan died March 10, 2014, at Autumn Square in Carrollton. She was born Feb. 25, 1923 in Carroll County. In addition to her parents, Henry Andrew and Claudi Beatrice Eley Jackson, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Curtis Jackson to whom she had been married since 1947. Mrs. Jackson was a graduate of the Georgia Baptist School of Nursing and worked for 43 years with Newnan Hospital and Dr. Joe Parks. Mrs. Jackson is survived by her daughter, Brenda Jackson of Ray City and her grandsons, Aaron and B. J. Presley. Also surviving are her sisters, Bonnie Echols of Bowden, GA, Louise Olsen of Tampa, FL, and Agnes Ward of West Point, GA. Her surviving brother is Charles Jackson of Douglasville, GA. There is a large extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral arrangements are by McKoon Funeral Home at 38 Jackson St. in Newnan. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday between 6 and 8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, March 12, at 2 p.m. in the McKoon Funeral Home chapel with Reverend Jerry Walker officiating. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mckoon.com. McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580.