On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, Nora Bernice Jackson, lovingly called “Peaches” age 100 completed her journey on earth and is now spending Christmas in her Heavenly Home.
She was born on July 4, 1921 in Dillon, SC to the late Grover Cleveland Jackson and Annie Nora Weatherford Jackson. She was the widow of Horace C. Jackson, Sr., married for 55 years. Remembered is her son, Willam Zane “Bill” Jackson who passed away May 6, 2019, grandson, Eddie DeRoche, and great grandson, Hunter DeRoche. Also her siblings, eight sisters, and three brothers.
Nora was a life long member and oldest member of the Pine Valley Church of God. She was a member at the 4th and Marsteller Church and transferred to the current location on Shipyard Blvd. She was also a member of the Tuesday Morning Mountain Movers.
Nora held many positions throughout her life but most enjoyed caring for Senior Citizens, allowing them to remain in their home with familar surroundings.
Bernice is survived by two sons, Harry Jackson (Ruth) and Jacky Jackson (Jessie); three daughters, June DeRoche, Sandra Bookman and Shirley Rudder along with 16 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren, and other extended family members including nieces, nephews, cousins and special niece Elizabeth Prince, who grew up with her and has been a part of her family through out her life.
The family will see friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday, December 27, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be held 11am Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel led by Rev. Paul Waters. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.