Eddie Mae Hamilton Jackson was Born to Titus and Clara Mae Sercy-Jackson on June 11, 1922 in Pittsburg, Texas and went to be with her Heavenly Savior on January 30, 2019.
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She grew up in Pittsburg, TX and was baptized at Pine Bluff Baptist Church. She attended Pittsburg Elementary School and graduated from Douglas High School in 3 years which was customary in the Jackson Family.
Eddie Mae began her working career in Denver, CO as the first African American Telephone Operator (PBX). She relocated to Dallas, TX in 1955, where she began a career in the garment industry as a specialty seamstress making custom garments for select clients. Eddie Mae returned to her beloved Pittsburg in 2010 to be near Family and Friends. Later in 2011 she moved to Richmond, TX.
She was preceded in death by her Father Titus Jackson, her Mother Clara Mae Sercy-Jackson, her Brothers T.J. Jackson, William Jackson and Clarence Jackson, and her Sister Eleanor Turner-Jackson. She is survived by her sister-in-law Carrie Bell Moffett, nephews Anthony Jackson (Elnora), Phillip Jackson (Karla), William Jackson, Jr., Karen Porter, Tisha Silva, and Keyna Turner. She also leaves many great and great-great nieces and nephews and friends who will sadly miss her.
Eddie Mae was a strong, determined and fiercely independent woman. She was devoted to her brothers and sisters; and, made sure she stayed connected with all of her nieces and nephews.