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Claudine Skelton Jackson

Obituary Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Claudine Skelton Jackson, age 78, of Marietta, Georgia, formerly of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at a
hospice house following an extended illness.

Mrs. Jackson was born on February 11, 1935, in Cleveland, Georgia, to the late Claude and Dora Hogan Skelton. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Bernard Alvin Jackson; sisters, Viola Satterfield, Moena Lothridge, and Gilbretta McGee; and brothers, Henry, Rudolph, J.C., and Mark Skelton. Mrs. Jackson retired from the Cobb County School System having served as a para-professional with 25 plus years of dedicated and loyal service. She was a member of Noonday Baptist Church in Marietta.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Denise and John Kovach, Marietta, GA; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Jill Jackson,
Detroit, MI, Doug and Meredith Jackson, Murfreesboro, TN, and Jeff and Caryn Jackson, Acworth, GA; sisters, Louise Skelton, Kathleen Wise, and Ophelia Estes; brother, Kenneth Skelton; grandchildren, Joshua Kovach, Brooks Jackson, Chase Jackson, Spencer Jackson, Hanna Jackson, Riley Jackson, Garrett Jackson, John Ryznar, and Brody Davis; great-grandchildren, Ashleigh Ryznar and Cade Davis; and numerous
nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia with Rev. Mark Akin officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the funeral home.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Avenue, Marietta, Georgia 30064 or to
the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Road Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia 30322.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Jackson family may do so by visiting www.whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia.
Funeral Date
03/08/2013 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel