Vernice Gravitt Jackson, 81, of Cleveland, TN, died Sunday November 4, 2012 in a Cleveland health care facility.
She was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Rose Gravitt; and was also preceded in death by a brother, Leon Gravitt.
Mrs. Jackson was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Edwin Jackson; her daughter, Vickie Sharp and her husband Andy; her son, Larry Jackson and his wife Donna all of Cleveland; grandchildren and their spouses, Timothy and Chrystal Sharp, Derrick and Diane Jackson, Christina and Eric McKenzie all of Cleveland and Jeff and Katie Jackson of Conroe, TX; great-grandchildren, Brianna Jackson, Tucker Sharp, Baylon Jackson,Bryson Jackson and Lexi McKenzie all of Cleveland, Sydney Jackson and Ellie Jackson both of Conroe, TX; step-great-grandchildren, Daykota Smallen and Gracie Turner; her sister, Almedia Smith and her husband Benny of Quebec, TN; her brother, Clarence Gravitt and his wife Tootsie of Dayton; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life Service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, November 8 at the North Ocoee St. Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Rev. Frank Underwood officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with grandsons and great grandsons serving as casket bearers.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 7 from 5-8 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.