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Florence – Funeral service for Mr. Leroy “Roy” Jackson will be conducted 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Mt. Sinai Holiness Church, 102 W. Liberty St., Florence. Interment will follow in North View Cemetery, Florence directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Leroy affectionately called “Roy”, son of the late Frank and Emma Howard-Jackson was born on April 24, 1921 in Effingham, SC. He died March 3, 2018, in Baltimore, MD

.Leroy was joined in holy matrimony to the late Bertha Briggs-Jackson.

Leroy was employed with Ready Mix Concrete Company for 44 years, until he retired.

Leroy was a faithful member and worker at Mt. Sinai Holiness Church, where he was known as Deacon Leroy Jackson.

Survivors include three sons, Leroy Jackson Jr., Herman Jackson and Leo Briggs; two daughters,Rosa Briggs and Lisa Jackson; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; thirteen great great-grandchildren; a sister, Annie Jackson-Davis; a host of nieces; nephews; many other loved ones and friends. 

The family will receive friends at 206 E. Marlboro St., Florence.

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  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith Funeral Home of Florence
  • Monday, March 12, 2018
    2 Corinthians 1:3,4 gives us the assurance that "the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies" is "the God of all comfort" and he "comforts us in all our trials". James 5:11 "God is very tender in affection and merciful". Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember God loves you and he care for you!
    ~ Rachel Morton
  • Friday, March 09, 2018
    Leroy was a special person to everyone in our family. He was a very dedicated employee but more importantly a valued friend. We all thought the world of him.
    ~ Family of Sally Psillos   Darlington, SC
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection. ~~~ You are also cordially invited to the memorial of Jesus death. The means by which the promise of a paradise is possible. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at at 7:00 pm ; Location: Hampton Inn & Suites 1735 Stokes Rd, Florence, SC 29501
    ~ R&R Lopez