Nelta M. Jackson

Nelta Mae Mathis Jackson passed away November 28, 2019 at Ohio Health Med Central Hospital after a brief illness. Nelta was born July 21, 1933 to Essie and Elmer Mathis in Lawrenceville, GA.

Nelta was a graduate of Shiloh School System in Snellville, GA. Nelta was a domestic housekeeper who enjoyed cooking and baking for family and friends. Nelta’s favorite hobbies were watching and attending wrestling matches and spending time with family.

Nelta was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church for many years.

Nelta was preceded in death by husband, Jeff; children, Drucilla, Jaunita and Michael; great granddaughter, Equazah; parents, Essie and Elmer Mathis; and siblings, Connie Ree, Montine, JoAnn, Lamar, Zelmer, Elmer Jr., Harry, and Larry.

Nelta is survived by daughters, Betty and Debra; son, Donald; nine grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren; sisters, Rubye Kilgore and Bettye Harris; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Nelta will be truly missed by all those who had the pleasure of knowing and loving her.

Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, December 6, 2019 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 130 E. 2nd St.

Interment at Mansfield Cemetery Association.

Condolence Messages

  1. Please except our condolences on the loss of a loved one. May the support of family and friends be a source of strength and the guidance of comfort a refuge your time on need . Thinking of you all.

  2. Our deepest condolences to the family. You will be great missed but always in our hearts. We love you Betty and family.

  3. To The Jackson family during this difficult time I extend to you my prayers and heartfelt condolences. Losing a loved one is never easy. Mrs. Jackson was one of the sweetest ladies I’ve known. She always had a smile on her face. Cherish the memories for they never die.

  4. Shirley James and Gary Herrin

    To the entire Jackson Family,
    our condolences and prayers are with you all. Jayda and Tarah love you guys and praying for your strength.

  5. Charles and Patti Ray

    To the family, Our Prayers are with you! We Love You!

  6. My condolences go out to the Jackson family, there is no words to be said of losing a love one. My prayers are with you at this difficult time and may God give you his comfort and peace.

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