Frances Moore Jackson of Dothan passed away at her residence on Sunday, July 15, 2007. She was 85. Memorial services will be Monday at Trinity Episcopal Church in Florence at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Florence City Cemetery with the Revs. Craig Gavin and Andy Keyse officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wiregrass Hospice, 2470 Headland Ave., Dothan, Al 36303 or to the American Cancer Society, 2346 West Main St., Suite 3, Dothan, AL 36301. Frances was born June 21, 1922, in Florence. She was the daughter of the late Raymond H. Moore and the late Kate Holland Moore. She was a graduate of Coffee High School and attended Florence State Teachers College. A loving wife, mother, and friend, Frances followed her husbands military career while raising three boys. Upon Earls retirement from the U.S. Air Force, she began working with Alabama Life Underwriters Association until her retirement in 1986 serving as the organizations executive director. She and Earl then returned to Florence to their home on Shoal Creek. She was an active member of the Episcopal Church, serving as a Sunday school teacher, altar guild and flower guild member. France is preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 54 years, Lt. Col. retired Earl E. Jackson Jr. Survivors include three sons and daughters- in-law, Earl E. Jackson III (Antonia) of Walterboro, S.C., David Bellamy Jackson (Karen) of Dothan, Raymond Moore Jackson (Patricia) of Santa Rose Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren, Earl Edward, Charles Leith, William Douglass, John Austin, Raymond Tyler, Lois Katherine; eight great-grandchildren, Suzanne Mott, Julia Ragan, Edward Chisholm, Fredrick McKinstry, Sadie, Davis Austin, Katherine Florence and Hayes Ernest. Southern Heritage Funeral Home and Crematory, (334) 702-1712, is in charge of arrangements.
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