Rockdale,TX Class of 1965
Barbara A. Jackson
8704 Oak Ledge Drive
Austin, TX 78748
Barbara A. Jackson Garner
Spouse: Barkley Garner
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Catherine B. Jackson
(February 1, 1923 - February 2, 2014)

Catherine B. Jackson, reached her 91st birthday on February 1st and passed away February 2, 2014 at West Oaks Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Austin. She was a daughter of Albert P. and Louise M. (Blosel) Gollery. Catherine was born February 1, 1923 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church and attended St. Andrew’s Parochial School in Baltimore.

In 1945, Catherine came to Texas to marry William Floyd Jackson on December 31, 1945 in Crosby, Texas. To this union four daughters were born. She was a homemaker, a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the St. Joseph’s Altar Society. She lived in Austin since 2004 in the Englewood Estates and became a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She stayed at Englewood Estates until moving to West Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Austin. Catherine enjoyed playing bingo until very recently. Everyday throughout her life she prayed The Rosary.

Catherine passed away Sunday, February 2, 2014 at West Oaks Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Austin. She was preceded in death by her husband Floyd Jackson; her parents; a sister, Allouise Brown; a brother, Thomas Gollery and a great-granddaughter, Jenna Eileen Garner.

Surviving are four daughters: Barbara Garner and husband Barkley of Austin, Patricia McLerran and husband Randall of Austin, Sandy Thomas and husband Hamilton of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Teresa Jackson Doty of Kerrville and her husband Paul Doty of Austin Her sister, Bernadette Weiman of Baltimore, Maryland. Seven grandchildren: Bret Garner, Brian Garner, Elisa McLerran Folco, Amy McLerran Chapman, Bonnie Leah Thomas, Bailey Jean Thomas and Bevin Belle Thomas; nine great grandchildren, Kathryn Grace Garner, Kristen Brooke Garner, Jackson Bret Garner, Joshua Dominick Folco, Sophia Noel Folco, Olivia Elizabeth Chapman, Julia Margaret Chapman, Nathan Thomas Garner and Vivian Van Slyke Garner; and one great-great-granddaughter, Evejean Love Garner. A Rosary/Vigil will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale. Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale. Deacon Don Sims will officiate. Visitation will start at Noon on Wednesday until service time. Catherine’s pallbearers will be her grandsons and son-in-laws, Randy McLerran, Bret Garner, Mark Folco, Billy Chapman, Joshua Folco and Jackson Garner.

Honorary pallbearers, Barkley Garner, Sam Nassour, Paul Doty and Hamilton Thomas.

Those desiring to make memorials in her memory may do so to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 548, Rockdale, Texas 76567 or to New Century Hospice, 9430 Research Blvd, Building II, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78759.