Wanda Lee Jackson Washington

Published 9:40 am Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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A Time To Be Born
Sister Wanda Lee Jackson Washington  was born April 22, 1964, in Decatur County, Georgia, to Deacon Thomas and Gladys Mae Snell Jackson. She was the eighth of eleven children.

A Time For Commitment
Sister Wanda accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at First African Missionary Baptist Church, West Bainbridge, Ga. where she served faithfully. She married the love of her life and was married for 11 years to Gregory Washington.

A Time To Rejoice
She cherished her children, grandchildren, family and everyone she met. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who was involved in all aspects of their lives. She had an active hand in rearing several nieces, nephews and great-nieces. There was always room in her house for someone to eat and sleep. She found great joy in working in her yard, tending to her many flowers, pulling weeds, mowing yards or planting flowers in neighboring yards. She loved working in nature.

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A Time To Mourn
Preceding her in death: two sisters Janice Jackson and Celeste Joy Jackson Screen and step daughter: Quentieria Knight; Mother-in-law: Nora Washington and Father-in-law: Eugene Washington; Sisters- in-law: Anissa Campbell and Stephanie Gibson; Brother in Law: Edmond Goss
She leaves to cherish sweet memories of her love, kindness,
helpfulness, and joy- husband: Gregory Washington; daughter: Ciara Barthel and step daughter Aiyena Knight: sons: Michael Middleton (Warketa) and Elex Conley, parents: Deacon Thomas and Gladys Jackson, Jr., brothers: Thomas Jackson III (Delois) and Rudolph Jackson of Bainbridge, Ga.: sisters: Betty Simmons of Atlanta, Ga. Thelma Marshall (Shawn), of Donalsonville, Ga.; Margaret McBride, Levern Jackson, Lora Akins (Robert), Darquita Smiley (Clinton), all of Bainbridge; sisters-in-law: Sara Gibson, Lesia Gibson; Brother-in-law; William Gibson (Renita); grandkids: Ivey Barthel, Logan Walker, Noah Walker, Elexis Conley, Braylin Williams, Khyree Franklin, Jamiere Moore; God daughters: Whitnee Jackson, Lenora Campbell, Lydashia Harris: God Granddaughters: Haley Campbell, Anala Jackson, a host of nephews and nieces; uncle and aunts: great nephews and great nieces and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.