Mable P. Wilkerson Jackson

Died: Wed., Oct. 17, 2012


Visitation

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Location: St. Paul Baptist Church


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Location: St. Paul Baptist Church


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Mrs. Mable Pauline Wilkerson Jackson was born the ninth child to the union of the late Benny and Julia Anna Wilkerson on October 29, 1921 in Linton, Kentucky.  Mable relocated with her family to Indianapolis, Indiana at the age of five years old. 
Her formed education was allianced at Public School #19 and Crispus Attucks High School. 
Mable accepted Christ as her personal Savior in 1931 at the age of nine years old, Christ was the first love of her life and she was faithful to her Church as a member of Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church.  She participated in Starlight Band, Red Circle, Choir, Secretary of Senior Usher Board, Ladies Chorus, Anna Wilkerson Circle, Primary Sunday School teacher for many years, and Senior Missionary Circle.  She was counsel of the Young Usher Board for twenty-one years and church clerk from 1948 until 1993. 
On October 22, 1937 Mable was united in Holy Matrimony to Mr. James Marion Jackson and to this union one daughter, Doris Vera Jackson Hatter was born.  Her husband James preceded her in home going on January 11, 1991. 
Mable worked at International Harvester which is now Navistar from 1944 until 1975, retiring in 1975.  She was an executive officer for twenty-three years at local #226 Harvester Union.  At the present she is a calling member of the National Council of Negro Women.
She was a faithful, loving, devoted, caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister aunt, cousin and true friend to many. 
Mable P. Wilkerson Jackson departed the land of the dying to go  to the land of the living on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:35 pm at the age of ninety years eleven months and nineteen days.  Her parents, three brothers, Robert Woodard, William Roosevelt, and Lonnie; six sisters, Doralee, Ida Lee, Artilia, Mary, Cora and Johie Charlene preceded her in passing.  
She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Doris V. Hatter (late son-in-law Deacon J.W. Hatter) three grandsons, John Hatter, Garland L. Hatter and James C. Hatter (Dana Hatter); two granddaughters, Irma G. Barton (James Barton) Foronda D. Coleman (Keith Coleman); two adopted granddaughters, Marion Stevenson Hatter and Crystal Carter Hatter; fifteen great grandchildren and a host of great-great grandchildren; a niece who is like a daughter to her, Patricia Clark (T.A. Clark III) and a host of other nieces and nephews, cousins church family and friends. 
 

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