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Obituary of Verdean Jackson
The Life Journey of Mrs. Verdean Jackson
On Saturday, November 5, 2022, Mrs. Verdean Colter Jackson departed her earthly home. She was born on July 31, 1940, to the late George and Helen Colter of North, South Carolina. Family members who precede her in death, husband Leroy Jackson, November 29, 2018, and four siblings Louise C. Jordan, Thelma C. Lucy, Freddie Lee Coulter, and George Colter, Jr.
Verdean, having been taught religious values as a child, accepted Christ at an early age. She was a long-time member of the Mt. Hope AME Zion Church, White Plains, New York where she served faithfully as a Church Usher, and worked with the Youth of the church. Later years she became a member of the Bible Way Church of Atlas Road, Columbia, SC.
Verdean graduated from Dover High School, in North, South Carolina, on May 28, 1961. During Verdean's high school years, she played basketball and was known for her athletic skills. After graduation Verdean relocated to White Plains, N.Y. Verdean retired from Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains, N.Y., where she worked for many years. She attended the Wilfred Academy of Hair and Beauty Culture and graduated in February 1983. License for Hairdressing and Cosmetology applied for in May 1984. After the retirement of the husband and wife, they moved to Port St. Lucie, Florida, where they lived for several years and later the couple moved to Columbia, S.C. to be closer to their families.
Verdean gave her service to her family; she was compassionate to all and was willing to help others in need. She enjoyed spending time with her two daughters. Her hobbies were sewing, bowling, and shopping.
Loving and fond memories will be cherished by her daughters: Toni Jackson of Kalamazoo Michigan, and Terri Jackson, of Virginia, three grandchildren Jazmyn Brown and Stephen Brown of Kalamazoo, MI. and Jason Bass of White Plains, NY Godson Martist Jackson of Florence, SC; Four Sisters, Edro Doster and Patricia Carter both of Columbia, SC, Barbara (Ronald Lee) of Blythewood, SC and Evelyn (Doctor M. Sims, III,) Hopkins, SC , Two brothers, Leon (Betty) Coulter, West Columbia, and Allen (Patricia) Colter, Columbia, SC. Aunts Thelma Culler, Betty, Culler, and Isabelle Culler, in-laws Sam and LaVonne Jackson, James and Yolanda Jackson, George and Ellen Jackson, all of Darlington, SC, Minnie Gatewood, Gloria and Wallace Eaddy, Evelina Martin all of Darlington, SC and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, Friends and a thank you to niece Ebony Carr.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., on Friday, November 11, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park.