Mrs. Edna Butler Jackson, 84, of Monroe, passed away in her home Saturday, November 16, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born Monday, May 13, 1935 in Clinton, NC to Jesse Lewis Butler and Rosa Lee Pope Butler. on Saturday, January 26, 1957 she married her husband Thomas "Tommy" Caldwell Jackson.
Mrs. Jackson was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, she attended every ballgame, parade, choir rehearsal and concert, PTA Meeting and Booster Club Meeting for her children. She loved to cook and some of her most sought after foods were her Lemonade Pies, Pecan Pies, Pound Cakes and Christmas Cookies. She even helped catered weddings and rehearsal dinners along with meals at the church. She was a member of New Covenant Baptist Church in Indian Trail and a member of the "Red Hatters Club". She loved to watch the Atlanta Braves baseball team and the UNC TarHeel basketball games. She also loved to travel to the beach and the mountains to soak in the beauty and splendor of God's creation.
Left to cherish her memory: her husband Tommy Jackson of the home; children Thomas Michael Jackson (Dinara); Kimberly J. Stines (Gary), Daniel L. Jackson (Sandy) and Amy J. Knight; brother Jesse Butler (Esidora); grandchildren Joshua Stines, Anna-Marie Stines, Alexandra Jackson, Isabella Jackson, Mike Jackson, Jody Betterton and Tracy Jackson; great grandchildren Julie Stines, Jake Jackson, Jordan Jackson, Alayna Moyer and DJ Betterton; great great grandchild Mason Jackson and the caregiver for Tommy and Edna, Nancy Parra.
Her parents; brothers Fred Butler, Bob Butler and Charles Butler; and sisters Esther Butler and Kay Marie Butler preceded her in death.
Funeral Service will be 1:00pm Tuesday, November 19, in the sanctuary of New Covenant Baptist Church; 5114 Rogers Rd, Indian Trail; with the Reverends Joe Kirkpatrick and Robert Taylor officiating. The family will receive friends 12:00pm-12:50pm prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Sharon Memorial Park cemetery in Charlotte.
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