Violet Jackson

Published 5:48pm Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Violet Jackson Jackson, 91, of West Palm Beach, Fla. died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 in Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Born in Polk County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late J. J. and Bessie Gibbs Jackson. She was the widow of Henry L. Jackson, who died in l994.

Violet had lived in West Palm Beach since the early 1950s. She loved her cats and enjoyed walking. Mrs. Jackson was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are four grandchildren: Edward Guess of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Robert Guess (Cheryln) of Wesson, Miss.; Joanne Guess (Dena) of Arden, N.C. and Barbara Guess (John) of Hoboken, NJ. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren. Violet was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Guess, who died in 2011.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in the Coopers Gap Baptist Church, Mill Spring, N.C. with Rev. Don Hollifield officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 1-1:45 p.m. Saturday just prior to the service in the Coopers Gap Baptist Church.

An on-line guest register may be signed at

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