Mae Dell Jackson
June 10, 1926 - April 11, 2015
Mae Dell Jackson, 88, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Mrs. Jackson, a longtime native of DeRidder, was an active member of the Community, participating on several boards and auxillaries to include the Beauregard Concerned Citizens Board, VFW, and the NAACP. She was employed with the School district and the Department of Defense as a Cook. Her passion was driven by a strong love for family and the Church. She was a member of the Beauregard Church of Christ for many years.
Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Amos Lee Luster, Jr., Adell Williamston Steven Brand (Della), Jean Newsome (Jasper), Roshell Shillow, Charles Ray Jackson (Princine), Steve Delia (Phyllis);godchild, Crystal Beverly; brothers, Odell Jackson and Aaron Jefferson; sisters, Novie Booker, and Betty Mae Jackson; 14 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 2 great- great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Fred Jackson; mother, Bertha Mae Quinn; brother, Nathaniel Jackson; sisters, Willie Mae Jackson, Marie Yearby, and Emma Jefferson; daughter, Kathy Simpson; daughter-in-law, Bertha Shillow.
Visitation and Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015 at Bilbo Church of Christ in DeRidder, LA. Visitation will begin at 9:00am until time of service at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Beauregard Cemetery. Brother Tommy Jordan of the Blake St. Church of Christ will officiate.