SYLVESTER -- The funeral services for the late Mrs. Katie Mae Jackson of 723-A W. Pinson Street, Sylvester, GA, who departed this life on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, GA will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. from the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Shingler, GA with the pastor, Rev. herman West, officiating. Burial will follow in the Shepard Memorial Garden Cemetery in Sylvester , GA.

Mrs. Katie Mae Jackson was born on September 5, 1956 in Worth County , Georgia .

She was educated in the Worth County Public School System, and graduated from Worth County High School . She later attended Albany Technical College,taking classes in Accounting.

Katie Mae gave her life to Christ at an early age, and joined Oak Grove Baptist Church in Sylvester, GA.

Katie worked as a Paraprofessional in the Worth County Public School System, until her health began to fail.

She leaves to cherish her memories her devoted husband, Johnny L. Jackson, Sr.; her daughters, Jasmine Jackson, Genea Jackson, Kimya Jackson; her sons, Tonyel Stewart, Kamora Stewart, Rashad Jackson, Johnny Jackson, Jr.; her mother, Cora Bryant; father, Steven Jones, Jr.; a father who raised her as his own daugter, Samuel Proctor; grandchildren, Kaniya, Nataliah, Kyla, Michael Jr., Kyson, Jaidyn, Trinity; sister, Lisa Stewart (Derrick) Thomas; brothers, Arthur Jefferson, Lemont Bryant; aunts, Ella Roddy, Josephine Stewart, Thelma Adams, Maxine Flowers-Amar, Gloria Sheppard, Irene Stewart, Ella Richardson; uncle, Willie Stewart; nieces, Lavondra Ransom, Brittany Ransom; nephew, Jacoba Ranson.

Friends and family may sign our online guest registry, online at

Shipp's Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-1355