Martha Simmons Jackson, 89, of Dublin, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Pulaski Community Hospital. Born September 12, 1920 in Floyd County she was the daughter of the late Ellis and Clyde Keith Simmons. Her husband, Graham Crockett Jackson; daughter, Vanessa Dunford; and sister, Ruby Bishop also preceded her in death.
She is survived by children Jay Jackson and wife, Barbara, Dublin, Jackie Coffee, N.J., Keith Coffee, Max Meadows, Va.; grandchildren Bryan E. Jackson, James J. Jackson, Teresa Lynn Jackson of Virginia; sister Imogene Epps, Christiansburg; brother Norman Simmons and Darlene Monroe Simmons, Christiansburg; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Dennis Jones officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday evening at the Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family. To send the family online condolences, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com.