Betty Elliott Jackson

Betty Elliott Jackson

July 6, 2022, 85, Goldsboro –

II Timothy 4:7, I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.

Betty Elliott Jackson breathed her last breath on July 6, 2022 and went to heaven to be with Jesus. She was born on May 16, 1937 to Sam Howard Elliott and Helen Currin Elliott. She grew up in Oxford, North Carolina at Kinton Fork which was named after her Kinton ancestors.  She grew up in Hester Baptist Church, participating in mission groups and singing in the choir. 

After graduating from Oxford High School in 1955, she attended Campbell College studying business. She then went to work for the North Carolina Department of Insurance in Raleigh.  She met the love of her life there, L.B. Jackson, Jr. of Goldsboro.  She moved to Goldsboro and worked in the office as a bookkeeper of Jackson Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Company in Goldsboro.  Betty was also a busy worker in the scouts in Goldsboro where her son made Eagle Scout.  She attended Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Goldsboro. 

She is survived by one son, L.B. Jackson III (Beth Guy) of La Grange; one daughter, JoAnne Jackson of Goldsboro; two brothers, Sam H. Elliott Jr. and Douglas Ray Elliot of Oxford; three sisters, Dixie Elliott Bennett of Raleigh, Mae Elliott Hobgood of Oxford and Helen Faye Elliot of Henderson; three grandchildren, Michael Ryan Jackson (Rachel), Candice Faye Jackson Whittman  (Derek) and Eric Alexander Rubenstein; three great-grandchildren, Aly Rubenstein, Derek Catlain Whittman Jr. and Cerinity Faye Whittman; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. 

Betty is preceded in death by her husband L.B. Jackson, Jr. and one brother Joseph (Joe) Elliott of Oxford. 

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.  The family will receive friends following the service.

Services have been entrusted to the care of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro.