Nelma Jackson

Published 4:38 pm Friday, June 7, 2013

Nelma Arledge Jackson, 88, passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Polk County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Harrison and Dora Bishop Arledge.  She was the widow of Hulon William Jackson who died in 1988. Mrs. Jackson retired as a seamstress for Tanner Industries in Rutherfordton, NC. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church, Mill Spring, NC.

Surviving includes two sons, Scott Jackson ( Donna ) of Rutherfordton, NC, Darrell Jackson ( Robbin ) of Camden, SC; a daughter, Gail Lynch ( Dwight ) of Taylors, SC; a brother, Beauford Arledge ( Helen ) of Mill Spring, NC; a sister, Grace Metcalf of Mill Spring, NC; Seven grandchildren, Darren Lynch, Keila Polidan, Jeff Jackson, Shane Jackson, Randi Rials, Morgan Jackson, and Allison Dillman, and eight great grandchildren, Madison, Maxx, Klaire, Caroline, Harrison, Ella Kate, Pierce, and Jade.

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Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 9, in Faith Baptist Church, Mill Spring, NC with Rev. Tim Gouge and Rev. Randy Metcalf and Rev. William Kanupp officiating.

Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens, Columbus, NC.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 1:45 prior to the service Sunday in Faith Baptist Church.

An online guest register is available at

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.