Emily Ruth Jackson
Emily Ruth Smith Jackson, 98, of 241 Bishop Road, Inman, SC, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2023 at White Oak at North Grove in Spartanburg. Emily was born in Campobello, SC on June 20, 1925, a daughter of the late Mary Bertha (Foy) Smith and Clyde Lee Smith. She was the widow of Elvin Lee Jackson and was retired from Inman Mills. She was a member of Lake Bowen Baptist Church.
Emily is survived by two daughters, Faye Cothran, of Inman, SC; Linda Reid, of Columbia, SC; a son, Herman Jackson and wife Barbara, of Boiling Springs, SC; a sister, Gladys Palmatree, of Longview, Washington, 5 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, 12 great, great grandchildren, 2 step granddaughters, 3 step great grandchildren, 5 step great, great grandchildren, former daughters in law, Martha Jackson and Frankie Jackson and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Lillie Mae Simpson, one brother, RC Smith, two sons-in-law, Bob Cothran and William "Opie" Reid, sons, Billy Wayne Jackson, Charles Jackson, Eddie Jackson, grandsons, Duane Reid and Brian Cothran and 2 great grandsons, Conner Whitehead and J.J. Powell.
The family is at her home and will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday, July 14th at Lake Bowen Baptist Church in Inman, SC. Funeral Services will follow at 12:30 PM on Friday at Lake Bowen Baptist Church with Rev Tommy Sparks and Rev David Knapp officiating. Burial will be in Lake Bowen Baptist Church Cemetery in Inman, SC.
Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Regional Hospice Home, 686 Jeff Davis Drive, Spartanburg, S.C.
Seawright Funeral Home & Crematory