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Ms. Laura Jackson, 83, of 2512 Ridgewood Way, Phenix City, AL passed Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center.

Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. EST, Saturday, May 27, 2017 in the Chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Dwight Copeland, officiating.

Ms. Jackson was born January 15, 1934 in Brockton, MA to the late William Jackson and the late Keziah Jackson. She worked as a teacher assistant at the Ridgecrest Elementary School. 

Survivors include her sons Douglas Jackson of Farisita, CO and Derek (Lori) Jackson of Bristol, VT; her daughter, Cynthia (William) Chavis of Phenix City, AL; one sister, Dorothea Schutte of Erie, PA; 11 grandchildren, one great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

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  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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    ~ Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Thursday, May 18, 2017
    To the family of Ms. Laura Jackson I am so very sorry for your lost, but know that God knows how much pain that you are feeling at this time. In his word the Bible at 1 Corinthians 15:26; it shows that God hates death and that he views it as an enemy and he has a longing to undo death by mean of the resurrection. He will resurrect those in his memory back to life . Jesus said himself at John 5:28 and 29 not to be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. So this is a promise we will see our dead love one again.
  • Friday, June 02, 2017
    I would like to offer my condolences to the Jackson family. 83 years is quite an accomplishment according to the Bible (Psalm 90:10) and I know Ms. Laura has left you with many precious memories and will be greatly missed. Hopefully this scripture will give you comfort because Jehovah God (Psalm 83:18) is promising us he will do away with man's worst enemy, death. This is found for us at Rev. 21: 4; "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore." The Bible also enlightens us at Hebrews 2:14b "so that through his (Jesus) death, he (Jesus) might bring to nothing the one having the means to cause death, that is, the Devil." For more comforting scriptures please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. It has given me hope, strengthened my faith and helped me find the answer to Why? I know it will do the same for you. God's kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for at Matthew 6: 9, 10 will bring about these wonderful promises including the resurrection. John 6: 40 tells us: "For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who recognizes the Son and exercises faith in him should have everlasting life, and I will resurrect him on the last day." Also, Titus 1: 2 tells us this promise of a resurrection: "is based on a hope of the everlasting life that God, who cannot lie, promised long ago. Isaiah 26:19 "Your dead will live......And the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." Isaiah 25:8 "He will swallow up death forever. For Jehovah himself has spoken it." This is a wonderful promise made to us by our heavenly father and I pray it brings you comfort and hope. Jehovah invites you to throw all your burdens on him and he will sustain you in your time of grief. Again, I offer my sincere condolences to the family. Feel free to contact me at my email address: myranj@centurytel.net I pray it will do your heart good to please watch this beautiful video (song 144) entitled "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize" https://tv.jw.org/#en/video/VODChildren/pub-pksn_24_VIDEO
    ~ Julie Jarmon   AL