Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 for Mrs. Dessie Mae Jackson at the Mt. Calm Baptist Church with Rev. T.A. Knapp officiating. Interment will follow at Sheppard Street Cemetery. Visitation will be held at 1 p.m. today (Friday, Dec. 27, 2013) at the chapel of Miller-Pioneer Funeral Home.
Dessie Mae Oliver Jackson was born August 6, 1928 to the late George and Mamie Oliver in Grove. She was the seventh of nine children.
Dessie Mae accepted Christ under the leadership of Rev. C. L. Townsend at the Mt. Calm Baptist Church. She loved her present pastor Rev. T.A. Knapp. Mrs. Dessie Mae was a faithful member until her health began to fail. She was a devoted wife, sister and aunt.