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Rosa Lee Jackson

March 9, 1921 March 18, 2019
Rosa Lee Jackson
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My Life…….

From the Rising of the Sun, Until the Going down of the Sun.....


From this Time Forth, and Forever More! God gives life and takest away Life, the End of Life is

Called: Death. The Cradle and Grave are Coordinated Counterparts:

JESUS OF NAZARETH Removed the Stinger from Death,

And the Grave has no Victories. God Measures Time; Not by Years, But by the Times


After a long debilitating health issue God of Host Summoned Rosalee, Come Unto Me; Heaven's Eternity, Daughter of the Late Mr. Julius and Lula McGowan, Bainbridge GA, Co-Founder And Member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. Their Principal taught in Christianity of Faith; Her early Acceptance in Faith; She was Baptized and Fellowshipped in Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Christian Family; Supporting Spiritually, Physically and Financially. Served as Secretary of the Sunday School Department; Church Program Planner; with vivid Details. Timely, tirelessly worked with her sisters: Mrs. Ollie McGowan Harp, Mrs. Ruth McGowan Lucky, Researched the Land; Mark Founders of Mt. Olive, and Finalized its Recorded to Record. 31 Years (1970, 2001), Appointed Treasurer of the Missionary Department; Serving in the Cooking Era: THE BAKER COOKIE JAR for the Youth's Annual Bible Vocation.

Rosalee Love and Gratitude; Cultivating Joy for Elderly, Sick and Shut-Ins' Sending Greeting Cards, wishing them GOD'S BLESSINGS! A supported Fundraisers that enlarged the Mission Account for its Ministry: Assistant Secretary for Church Building Fund, Avid Contributor for the Reconstruction toward its effects, and donated some decorated display in the Sanctuary.

She completed Grammar Training at Diffie Elementary Rural School (Now, West Bainbridge Middle School), a 4-H Member and Secretary for the Local Branch under Mrs. Lillian Williams, County Supervisor. She was a graduate of Hutto High School. Following Graduation, she majored (Study) in Business Administration; La-Sall University, Chicago, IL.

Subsequently, by Reference, She was employed with Bainbridge Academy Air Force Post Exchange (PX). A Sales Clerk - Her Accuracy, and Efficiency, and Noble in Character, She received Recognition as: THE PX - MISS PIN UP, by Captain Abbylove and Major Lewis Kendall.

She retired after 29 years employed with Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Bainbridge Unit Office Administrative Assistant; First as Office Worker to send up Bond Deposits, Treasurer for the Bainbridge Personnel Agency Unit.

Rosalee and Frank Collier (Skilled in Journalism), frequently did Printing Bulletin for the First Baptist Church, under the tutelage of Professor, H.S. Dixon; Mr. Lorin Smith, Mr. B.W. McCall, and Mrs. Ellen Williamson. The Union Normal School; NAACP, Hosea Williams, present, at which time she was member.

Rosalee 29 years Work Career with Atlanta Life, Americas' Largest Stock company owned by Afro Americans, and the Nation Largest Black Controlled Business, with Net Worth Capital Surplus. Backed by a Board of Director Professional Staff, Available Anywhere.

Bainbridge Agency Office Record Account's Auditors Directors: Mr. C. Campfield, Mr. N.K. McMillian, Mr. F. Ford, Mr. F. Hill.

Public Relations: Mr. C. Green.

District Managers: Mr. O.W. Bryant, Mr. C. H. Robinson,

c/o Personnel Staff.

Her Accomplished Achievements....

A "10 year” Sterling Pin; a "25 Year" Gold Pin. The National Annual Insurance Week Certificate. An initial Gold Watch; Charter LUH(s) the National Merit Life Underwriter Certificate; A Magnificent Bronze Engraved Honor Retirement Plaque.

She counted it a privilege the friendly cooperation and warm comradeship of ALL that endeared her, and brought many wonderful enriching experiences that are not included among her valuable, cherished possessions; as a Heritage!

An Expressible Joyful 5 Years!

After retirement with Atlanta Life, she received a Letter unexpected enclosed a Check from Mr. E.L. Simon, Board of Director Chairman, Requesting a picture being one among the Retirees Pioneers for the Company Collection Publication, a Preserve Future History.

At Peace

Somewhere a Journey begins,

At the End

Of the worldly Existence We Know.

Somewhere a Path of Memories Flow,

A Silence is heard far Away ...

And the brightness of

The Day fills the Night,

Where the trials of Life

Are Resolved with Peace;

When a Soul Finds Its

Way to the Light!

* * *

- Family Relationship is Important-

Rosalee went the extra mile to provide support in need for her Family. Proceeded in Death: Her Parents, all siblings except one. All Aunts, Uncles, Close Friends; c/o Workers, Church Members. Twenty-two (22) years Married to Jesse Jackson; wife (Family Oriental Homemaker); two (2) years his Nursing Creed.

The a touch of a delightful life, that will be well remembered by Dearly Beloved

Nieces and Nephews:

Mrs. Marion McGowan Mayor raised as a Sister, Ocala, Florida.

Ms. Lula Harp, Atlanta, Georgia

Ms. Tammy Jackson, Bainbridge, Georgia

Ms. Leona McGowan, Detroit, Michigan

Mr. Jerome Gowan, Bainbridge Georgia

Mr. Gregory Linton (Lisa), Savannah, Georgia

(Special Great Niece), Ms. Ann Perkins

Mr. Karen, Ms. Gloria Lewis

Mrs. Sherry Webb, Detroit, Michigan

Mrs. Julian Dye, Atlanta, Georgia

Ms. Dianne Smith, Ms. S. Linton, Savannah, Georgia

Ms. Chelsea Jones

Great Nephews

Mr. Juan Bainbridge,GA

Mr. Harp, Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Julius Linton , Savannah, Georgia

Mr. Bernard Harp, Atlanta, Georgia

Dr. Robert Ross, Mr. Cleveland

Ronald Lewis, Detroit, Michigan
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Cemetery Details


Mt. Olive Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Mt.. Olive Church Rd.
Bainbrdge, GA 39817

Mt.. Olive Church Rd. Bainbrdge 39817 GA
United States

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