Ruth Walter Jackson (2018-11-26 15:48:52)

Ruth Walter Jackson, age 86 of Independence, VA passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Grayson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Independence, VA.

She was born December 25, 1931 in Ashe County to the late Jesse Walter, Sr., and Zella Pierce Walter. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Franklin Jackson; one daughter, Carol Louise Mazglad; two sisters, Catherine Snow and Margaret Spencer; one brother, Jesse Walter, Jr. Ruth was a devoted wife and mother whom married at an early age. She loved the Lord and shared her faith with others. She enjoyed family fishing trips. She is survived by three sons, Ronnie D. Jackson and wife Charmaine of Carleton, MI, Daniel Lee Jackson and wife Sheryl of Flat Rock, MI, Howard Dean Jackson and wife Laura of Rose City, MI; seven grandchildren, Matt Mazglad of Allen Park, MI, Tammy Gibson and husband Sean of Carleton, MI, Kenneth Jackson of Monroe, MI, Ellen Jackson of New Boston, MI, David Jackson of Flat Rock, MI, Sarah Cooke and husband Chris of Papua, New Guinea, Charles Jackson and wife Mendy of Tecumseh, MI; sixteen great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Ruth at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Reverend Eddie Wooten officiating. Interment will follow in Little Pine Church of the Brethren Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice of Hillsville, 1477 Carrollton Pike, Hillsville, VA 24343. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Jackson family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at

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