Doreatha Miller Jackson

Published 2:27 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020

Deaconess Doreatha Miller Jackson, 85 of Cumberland, VA departed this life on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in Chesterfield. She is survived by her husband, Robert B. Jackson; daughters, Sheila Watkins and Saundra Smith (James); sons, Robert L. Jackson and Thomas Reed (Brenda); step-son, J. Hurt; twenty-two grandchildren; forty-four great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; goddaughter, Brittany Eanes; sister, Roxie B. Taylor; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Services entrusted to Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home of Cumberland on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Funeral services were held at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Cumberland, VA. Rev. Larry E. Smith, presiding, Rev. Dr. Sylvester Smith, eulogist. Interment in the Cornerstone Baptist Church cemetery Farmville, VA. Rev. Cetric Gayles is the Pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church Farmville VA. And the newest addition to the family arrived on Monday, February 10, at 6:45 am; a great-great grandson, Brayson Joel. The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away!