December 28, 2020, 73, Goldsboro
Patricia Elizabeth Jackson, 73 passed away on Monday, December 28th at Rex Hospital. She was born in Grantham, NC to the late Lillie Brock Jackson and Nelson Jackson. Patricia was the youngest of four children. She was the parent of two children.
Patricia graduated from Grantham High School in 1965. She worked at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in Raleigh NC for thirty-eight years. She was a Sr. Buyer/Planner. She retired in July 2013. Patricia loved spending time with family and friends, working in her yard, going to the beach, and listening to Motown and beach music. We are grateful for her life and the example of a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at 3:00 p.m. in Wayne Memorial Park. Attendees are asked to wear a face-covering and practice social distancing.
Patricia is survived by her brothers, Shelton Jackson of Salt Lake City, UT and Robert Jackson of Goldsboro, NC; her daughter Cherish Deal of Raleigh, NC; son Kenneth Smith of Clayton, NC; seven grandchildren Ashton Price, Gunner Deal, Chance Deal, Camden Deal, Brittan Deal, Peyton Smith, and McKinnon Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents Lillie Brock Jackson, Nelson Jackson, and her brother Gordon Lee Jackson.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation for all acts of kindness shown to us during our time of bereavement. Your love, prayers, visits, and memorial tributes are greatly appreciated. May God bless each of you in a very special way.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given in her memory to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 West 44th Street, Suite 609, New York, NY 10036.