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Katie Boyd Jackson

Kattie Boyd Jackson of 1237 River Road, South Boston, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at her residence at the age of 101.

Jackson was born on Oct. 31, 1912 in Halifax County to the late Mr. Henry Boyd and Mrs. Amanda Jackson Boyd. She was married to the late Mr. Earnest Lee Jackson and was a member of New Shiloh Baptist Church in Nathalie.

Jackson is survived by one daughter, Amanda Bates of the home; two granddaughters, Victoria L. Bates of Halifax and Mona B. Johnson and husband Brian Johnson of Richmond; one grandson, Brian P. Johnson of Richmond; her devoted caregivers Sabrina Powell, Sallie Ewell and Deloris Simmons; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

In addition to her parents and spouse Jackson was preceded in death by five brothers and one son-in-law Gordon Bates Jr. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Kattie Boyd Jackson will be Monday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. at New Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Sylvester Crawley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 1237 River Road, South Boston. Public viewing for family and friends was Sunday,
Feb. 2 at Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston. 

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home.