Nancy Faye Jackson, 80, Gray, GA, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. The family will greet friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at High View Cemetery. Reverend Scott McMillen will officiate.
Daughter of the late Carlos and Lucille Waters Hawthorne, Mrs. Jackson was a bus driver for Jones County Schools for 32 years. She enjoyed gardening and canning what she grew. Faye loved the beach, craft-fairs, and was an avid dog lover.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by her husband of 63 years, Joseph Emmitt Jackson, Sr.; children, Lisa Craine (James) and Joey Jackson (Jamie); grandchildren, Misty Johnson (John), Jaime Stackpole (Ben), Jessica Purser (Carl), Christopher Jackson, Heather Jackson, and Tiffany Jackson; great-grandchildren, Hagen, Jacob, Maggie, Kaleigh, Megan, and Ella; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Hawthorne.
Donations may be made in her name to the Alzheimer's Association 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601, www.alz.org.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 has charge of the arrangements.
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