Louise Jackson, age 90, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at Spruce Pine Hospital in Spruce Pine, NC.

She was born on May 14, 1927 in Avery County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Joe Mathes and the late Frances Shade Mathes.
Louise was loved by everyone and will be greatly missed. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her family and raising her grandchildren.
She was a member and treasurer of Community Methodist Church.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her Husband: Harrison Jackson Sr.; Sons, Harrison Jackson Jr. and Joseph Jackson; Grandson: Marcus Mathes; Sisters, Magnolia Jackson, Katie Avery; Brothers, Monty Mathes, William Bill Mathes and Eurol Mathes.
Louise leaves behind to cherish her memory: Sons, Charles (Aljonette) Jackson of Plumtree, NC., Robert Mathes of Compton CA., and Richard (Marie) Mathes of Plumtree, NC; Brother, Marion Mathes of Swarthmore, PA.; Grandsons: Rodney (Robin) Mathes of Raleigh, NC., Robbie Mathes of Kingsport, TN., Thomas (Angie) Jackson of Newland, NC., Chris (Leslie) Jackson of Morganton, NC., Kelsey (Danielle) Jackson of Charlotte, NC., Kelly Mathes of Morganton, NC.; Granddaughters: Teresa Jackson (Thomas Clark) of Plumtree, NC., Melissa Mathes of Morristown, TN., Tonia Hackett of Newberry, SC., Jennifer (Jim) Mathis of Canton, NC., Latoya Mathes of Morganton, NC., Camilla Mathes of South Korea, Karen (Gerry) Wood of Salisbury, NC., Leslie McGowen of Lafayette, LA. Karene Ingram of Virginia Beach, VA, Lisa Conley of Marion, NC; 35 Great-Grandchildren and 21 Great-Great Grandchildren
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Newland, NC.
Home going services for Louise Jackson will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017 beginning at 2:00PM at Oak Grove Baptist Church. with Rev. Wallace Wise and Rev. Mike Mathes and Rev. Russell Hoilman officiating.
Interment will be in the Conley Chapel Cemetery following the service.
Flowers are appericated or memorial donations maybe made to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, 296 Ash Street Newland, NC 28657.
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