Martha Blanche Mitchell Jackson

BAINBRIDGE -- Martha Blanche Mitchell Jackson, 82, of Climax, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Memorial Hospital.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs officiating. Interment will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery with Graydon Bobo, Carl Sapp, Ricky Cook, Steve Mitchell, Robby Mitchell, Bobby Mitchell, and Jacky Jackson serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.

Mrs. Jackson was born August 4, 1930 in Attapulgus, GA, the daughter of James A. Mitchell and Winona Lucille Thomas Mitchell. She was a graduate of Attapulgus High School, worked for Jack Winter Industries, and as a lunchroom manager for the Decatur County School System. Mrs. Jackson was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church.

Survivors include her sons, Harold Jackson and his wife, Susan, of Camilla, GA and Edwin Jackson and his wife, Melanie, of McDonough, GA; her daughters, Beverly Read and her husband, Don, of Lexington Park, MD and Peggy Taff and her husband, Scott, of Crawfordville, FL; her devoted care giver, Runelle Crupp of Attapulgus, GA; her grandchildren, Chris Marchant, Jennifer Marchant, Harold Jackson, Jr., Kayla Taff, Baylee Taff, and Scott Taff, Jr.; her great-grandchildren, Cadence Marchant, and Spencer Marchant. She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Sam McKinney Jackson.

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