|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1921|
|Death: ||May 1, 1994|
Ruth, my mother, went by her middle name. Ruth was third born of four children (all girls) to John Otto Quinn Johnson and Gracie Myrtle Osborn.
Ruth married Roy Simpson Jackson, Jr. on May 19, 1942 in Reno, Washoe Co., Nevada. They were married just 18 days shy of 52 years at the time of Ruth's death in 1994.
Ruth and Roy had three children between them. First born was Linda Marilynn Jackson born in 1943, second born was Jerry Moran Jackson (Name changed to Gigi Monet Jackson) born in 1947, and third born was Cherie Jeanette Jackson born in 1950.
Date 1994-05-06 Friday
Paper: Marietta Journal
Iva Ruth Jackson, 72, Smyrna resident
Iva Ruth Jackson, 72, of Smyrna, died Sunday.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Castellaw Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steven Kimmel officiating. Burial will be in Kennesaw Memorial Park.
A native of Modesto, Calif., Mrs. Jackson was a housewife and a member of First baptist Church of Smyrna.
Survivors include her husband, Roy S. Jackson Jr.; two daughters, Linda Sagaert of Marietta and Jeanette Whitlock of Woodstock; one son, Jerry Jackson of Grand Prairie, Texas; one sister, Jean Smith of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and two grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to First Baptist Church of Smyrna Building Fund, in memory of Iva Ruth Jackson, 1275 Church St., Smyrna, 30080.
John Otto Quinn Johnson (1888 - 1967)
Gracie Myrtle Osborn Johnson (1890 - 1982)
Roy Simpson Jackson (1919 - 1995)
Linda Marilynn Jackson Sagaert (1943 - 2014)*
Cherie Jeanette Jackson Whitlock (1950 - 2009)*
Martha Grace Johnson Wilson (1916 - 1950)*
Leona Pauline Johnson Unroe (1919 - 1994)*
Iva Ruth Johnson Jackson (1921 - 1994)
Alma Jean Johnson Lakey Smith (1924 - 2009)*
Kennesaw Memorial Park
Plot: Garden - Peace, Lot 4-D, Space 3
Maintained by: Gigi M. Jackson (Jerry)
Originally Created by: Michelle
Record added: Jun 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11136206