Mrs. N. M. Jackson, 86, beloved resident of Winnfield for the past _2 years, died at a local hospital early Friday morning, November 25, 1960. She had been in failing health for the past two years.
Last rites were conducted at the First Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with the pastor, Rev. R. H. Staples, officiating. He was assisted by Dr. W. L. Holcomb of the First Baptist Church and by Rev. P. M. Carraway of Shreveport, former pastor of Winnfield. Burial was in the Winnfield Cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.
Acting as pallbearers were James Russell, Newton Forrest, Dudley Shell, E. H. Farr, Tracy Lee Harrel, Jr., and Frank Shaw.
The deceased was the former Miss Ella Olyce McIntosh, born in Waxahachie, Texas, on March 27, 1874. She was active in the religious and civic life of Winnfield and took a leading part in various clubs and groups. Mrs. Jackson was a charter member of the Methodist WSCS and served as its president for four years. She was also a charter member of the Readers Review Club, the Garden Club, and Methodist Orphanage Society, of which she served as president many years. Other organizations of which she was a charter member included the P. T. A., and the Delphians.
Mrs. Jackson was the mother of six children, five of whom survive. They are Mrs. H. L. DeBray, Mrs. Maxwell T. Crowe, and Shirley Jackson, all of Winnfield; Ardis D. Jackson, Baton Rouge, and Mrs. Herbert C. Smith, Houston, Texas. She also leaves 12 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American Winnfield, LA), December 1, 1960
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