WILMA JACKSON

Died: Wed., Sep. 11, 2013


Visitation

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Thu., Sep. 19, 2013
Location: Olivet Missionary Baptist Church


Funeral Service

12:00 PM Thu., Sep. 19, 2013
Location: Olivet Missionary Baptist Church


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Mrs. Wilma Jean Jackson was born on December 17, 1929, in Chicago, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Roscoe Littlejohn and Sophia (Shaw) Littlejohn.  Wilma was a product of the Chicago Public School System and graduated from Wendall Phillips High School.
Wilma was a textbook clerk for the Flint School District for nine years.  After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan-Flint, she became employed by the Michigan Department of Corrections. 
Wilma also wrote an advice column for the Flint Journal called “Dear Wilma” for over nineteen years.  She has been continuously in print for over fifty years.  She was listed in Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who Among Black Americans and Contemporary Authors.  She has conducted workshops at Howard University, the University of Michigan-Flint and Charles Stewart Mott Community College.
Wilma was a board certified Christian counselor. She was a member of the Olivet Missionary Baptist Church.  Wilma has served as adjunct instructor at Jordan College for many years.  Wilma was also a Platinum Member of the Links Incorporated for over thirty years. 
She was united in Holy Matrimony to Gordon C. Jackson on July 1, 1959, who preceded her in death in 2005.
Mrs. Wilma Jean Jackson departed this life on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at the age of eighty-three years eight months and twenty-five days. 
She leaves to cherish sweet memories her children, Carole (George) Harris of Indianapolis, IN, Linda (Frederick) Luten of Davison, MI, Jill (Paul) Lewis of Flint, MI and Shelley (Emmett) Dodd of Kosciusko, MS; grandchildren, Alshaya (Joshua) Spencer, Nikole Luten, Nicholas Bethay and Dominique Luten, of Indianapolis, IN, Alexis Lewis, Angelique Lewis, Arielle Lewis, Paul Lewis and Kumari Lewis, of Flint, MI and seven great grandchildren; special daughters, Pamela McDaniel and Mary Townsend; special granddaughter, Tanisha Scott and best friend, Lucille Luten.
 

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Williams Family
   Posted Mon September 16, 2013
Please accept our heartfelt condolences for all in the family. It is our prayer that God will bring comfort to you all now, and during the times ahead. The Bible promises that Jehovah God, (Psalms 83: 18), will bring an end to sickness and death, (Revelation 21:3, 4). Jesus assures us of that at (John 5: 28,29)… He will call and our loved ones who have passed will answer… You can see them again. There will be no more mourning, outcry, or pain… Truly a paradise the way Jehovah God and Jesus Christ originally intended it to be (Psalms 37: 29)… May these words bring true peace and comfort to the family during this time of your loss.

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