Margie Burke Jackson, 84, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on October 16, 2020. She was born on May 15, 1936, in Salisbury, N.C., to the late C.P. and Katie Inez Shoemaker Burke.
Margie was a lifetime resident of Mooresville and a member of Southside Baptist Church, where she attended the Martha’s Sunday School Class and was a member of WMU and the Good Samaritan Group. Margie started her working career with Mooresville Drug Store, and she worked at Draymore Manufacturing for 25 years before retiring from Bartlett Nuclear after 13 years. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was known as “Mamaw J” to all. She was also a wonderful sister and friend who will be greatly missed.
Besides her parents, Margie was preceded in death by her sister, Darthy Burke Mundy, and husband Grady, and her grandson, Chris Jackson.
She is survived by her children, Teresa Thompson, Melinda Hager (Gerry “Pudge”), Jack Jackson Jr. (Dollie), Debbie Brawley (Johnny), and Robert Jackson (Sherri); grandchildren, Brandy Helms (Kevin), Katie Kiser (Brian), Ashley Morgan, Mary Nugent (Chris), Kimberly Hager, Haley Crawford (Dylan), Kristen Brawley, Trey Brawley (Jessica), Kelsey, Dallas, Ruth and Rowen Jackson; great-grandchildren, Remy, Easton, Piper, Ava, Hunter Grace, Brett, Faith, Waylon and Braylen; sister, Willine B. Kennerly (Charles); and several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews. Margie also leaves behind several special friends, Peggy Hobbs, Larry Kistler, the Kistler family, Nancy Barrett, Laffette Steel and Pastor Hal Greene.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church with Pastor David Klinedinst, Rev. Hal Greene and Rev. Robert Jackson officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Glenwood Memorial Park. Due to COVID-19, everyone is asked to please wear a mask.
For those who are unable to attend the service, you may go to the following link for the live stream https://www.sbcmooresville.com/teaching/
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church, 525 S. Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Jackson family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.