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Nellie Howell Jackson
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Nellie H. Jackson
January 25, 1931 - July 30, 2017
Goldsboro-Nellie Howell Jackson, 86, of Goldsboro, peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 while surrounded by her family. Nellie was born January 25, 1931 in La Grange to the late Tom Howell and Sudie Harrison Howell. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Rev. Marvin Howell and Sam Jackson; two children, Faye Howell Pate and David Paul Howell; two brothers, R.D. Howell and Major Howell; and a son-in-law, Rev. Richard Thomas. Nellie was a lady of great inner strength who thrived on being independent. She cherished her family and nothing was more important than their happiness and well being. One with a giving and caring heart, Nellie often placed the needs of others ahead of her own. Nellie enjoyed shopping. Nothing was better than a trip to Belks or Sams Club. She loved trips to Raleigh and dining at her favorite restaurant, Bahama Breeze. Nellie retired from Made-Rite Bakery and during her retirement years worked as a home caregiver. Her memory shines bright in the hearts of her family.
A graveside service to celebrate Nellies life will be held Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Fairview Cemetery with Bishop Marvin Wiggins officiating.
Nellie is survived by two daughters, Sharon Howell Thomas and Dean Howell Corbett and husband, Johnny; sister, Ruth Chase and husband, Dale; son-in-law, Tommy Pate, Sr.; ten grandchildren, Tommy Pate and wife, Karen, Angie Eubanks and husband, Eddie, Treva Hill and husband, Scotty, Tiffany Danelle and fianc, Matt, Sykonda Moody, Juanita Dean and husband, Rev. Tim Dean, Rev. Kimberly Waters and husband, Rev. Aaron Waters, Johnny Corbett and wife, Heather, James Corbett and wife, Ashley, and Sandy Sanchez and husband, Rev. Andres Sanchez; a special niece, Sybil Coley; 27 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Friends will be received Wednesday following the graveside service and at other times they will be at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Dale Chase, 377 Forehand Road, Pikeville. Memorials may be made to Community Home Care & Hospice, 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.

Graveside Service:
Fairview Cemetery
11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 2, 2017


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