Mary Bedell Jackson, of Hoschton, GA formerly of Lawrenceville, GA – The family of Mary Bedell Jackson announces her passing on March 6, 2018. She was born in Gainesville, GA to Ottis and Carey Gaddis in 1939. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Glennell Conner (Thomas), and her husband, William “Bill” Jackson. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Melinda and Jim Wilson of Hoschton, GA, daughter Elaine Jackson of Charleston, SC, nephew Chris Conner (Aneita) of Braselton, GA and great-nephew T. J. Conner (Paola) of Conroe, TX. Bedell was a proud retiree of The Brand Banking Company, Lawrenceville, GA, following 42 years of service, and a lover of flowers, birds and her cats. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bedell’s memory to The Humane Society of Northeast GA, www.humanesocietyofnortheastgeorgia.org) 845 West Ridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30501 (770-532-6617) or Good Mews Animal Foundation (a no-kill cat shelter in Marietta) (www.goodmews.org), 3805 Robinson Road, Marietta, GA 30068(770-499-2287) or to the animal shelter of your choice.
Visitation will be Friday, March 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Byrd and Flanigan Funeral Home, 288 Hurricane Shoals Rd. (adjacent to the DMV), Lawrenceville, GA.
A graveside service for family and friends will be held at Gwinnett Memorial Park at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018. Burial will be next to her husband of 54 years at Gwinnett Memorial Park Lawrenceville GA. Byrd & Flanigan Crematory And Funeral Service in charge of the arrangements. 770-962-2200 ByrdandFlanigan.com