Funeral services for Geraldine "Madear" Jackson, 92, of Kilgore, will be noon Saturday, May 13, at Faith Tabernacle OGIC. Burial will follow at Kilgore Memorial Garden under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home.

She was born July 4, 1924 to the late Louis Daniels and Josephine Washington Daniels in Rusk County. She united with El Bethel Baptist Church at an early age and attended Jim Town Schools in Overton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Jackson; son, Sammie Porter; four brothers; five sisters; and two grandchildren. She passed away May 8, 2017 at her residence.

She leaves to cherish her memories, three daughters, Bobbie J. Moss and Carrie L. Jackson of Kilgore and Callie M. Jackson of Longview; daughter-in-law, Lois Porter of Tyler; two sisters, Mary Ruth Smith of Bartwell, Texas, and Mc Beth Spencer of Ennis; eight grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 28 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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