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Emma Jean (McGruther) Jackson

February 3, 1945 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

Emma Jean Jackson peacefully gained her wings on Monday, June 13, 2022, at The Regional Medical Center surrounded by her 3 daughters after a brief illness.

She was the daughter of the late Clyde L. McGruther Sr. and Hattie Mae Adkins Carr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Wilson “Boots” F. Jackson and sister, George-Ann McGruther.

Emma is survived by her children, Wanda J. Jackson of Santee, Virginia “Ginger” A. (David) Campbell of Dandridge, TN, Wendy M. (Eddie) Fogle of Santee; her brother Clyde L. McGruther Jr. of MuskegonMI; sister, Verna Mae McGruther of Muskegon, MI; two stepsisters, a stepbrother; grandchildren, Heather R. Rucker, Christopher J. (Shanetra) Jackson, Frederick J. (Rhonda) Jackson, Albert T. Jackson, Amanda M. Jackson, Patrick R. Jackson, Kenneth S. Thompson, and Treasure R. Fogle; her great-grandchildren, Madison E. Johnson, Isaiah A. Bennett, Kayden J. Jackson, Ashton E. Bennett, Shikeem T. Jackson, Ritter J. Johnson, Sky T. Witherspoon, Ariyanna I. Bennett, Haleigh M. Jackson, Ethic O. Brightman-Haynes Jackson, and Ezra E. Brightman-Haynes Jackson and her beloved cat, “Daisy Mae.”

Emma loved the lord and enjoyed worshiping, serving, and being a member of Lake Marion Christian Fellowship where she grew to be a member of the Board of Directors and a long-time Sunday school teacher. She was a seamstress and a volunteer at Hope Outreach. Mrs. Emma was a wonderful friend – A woman of incredible love, selflessness, and integrity. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and online shopping. She prided herself in staying stylish. She will truly be missed by all that knew and loved her.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street.  Mrs. Karen Adkins will be officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 A.M. on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel prior to the funeral service.

Friends may call the residence.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association at P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA  22116-7023 or to Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. at 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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