Betty Margaret Lawson Jackson, 89, of Omega (Colquitt County) passed away Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at her residence. Her funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Omega Church of God with the Rev. Rickey Wells and the Rev. Joseph L. Crumley officiating. Mrs. Jackson will be laid to rest at Omega Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, September 13, 2021, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Mrs. Jackson’s grandsons, Tommy Ogletree, Shawn Smith, Steven Jackson, Bobby Jackson Jr., Anson Jackson, Jeremy Jackson, Derrick Smith, Christopher Jackson, Lance Jackson and Michael McFarland will serve as pallbearers.
Born December 22, 1931, in Mayo, Florida, Mrs. Jackson was the daughter of the late William A. Lawson and Dora Nolan Lawson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James C. Jackson; one daughter, Betty Faye Smith; one son, Paul Steven Jackson; one infant Jackson; three brothers, Edward Lawson, Jr. Lawson and Bronzell Lawson; and two grandchildren. Before retiring, she worked at Queen Carpet in Tifton and she was a charter member of Omega Church of God. She loved God and her family and she loved fishing. She also enjoyed sewing and making quilts.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by four sons and three daughters-in-law, James Charles Jackson of Baconton, Bobby and Beverly Jackson of Seale, Alabama, Jimmy Dale and Gerry Scheno Jackson of Green Cove Springs, Florida and Marcus Timothy and Rita Jackson of Omega; five daughters and three sons-in-law, Sarah Harris and Margie Bennett, both of Omega, Ray Jean and Jimmy Hall of Ocilla, Annette and David Stilwell of Sycamore and Rhonda and David Simmons of West Berrien; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Frankie and Harvey Hamm of Montgomery, Alabama, Virginia Baker of Thomasville and Shirley Griffin of Ty Ty; 23 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great grandchildren.