Mable Ethel Weathersby
Funeral services were held March 23, 2019, at Redeemer Church in
Jackson, for Mrs. Mable Ethel Weathersby, 75, who died March 20, 2019,
at her residence in Jackson.
Rev. Elbert McGowan Jr. officiated with burial following in the Oak
Grove M. B. Church Cemetery in New Hebron.
Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Mable Weathersby was born in Prentiss to Mr. Edgar Jackson and
the late Ethel R. Jackson. She joined Oak Grove M. B. Church at an
early age and was a 1962 graduate of J. E. Johnson High School and
furthered her education at Jackson State University. Mrs. Weathersby
worked many years in the healthcare field as a Certified Nursing
Mrs. Weathersby had an outgoing personality, was very fashion forward
and moved to the beat of her own drum. She loved life and cared
deeply for the concerns of her children and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: two sisters, Herrine Edwards and Mary
Jackson; two brothers, William Jackson and Gerald Jackson; and four
Mrs. Weathersby is survived by: four sons, Jafus Jackson; Bobby
(Sylvia) Weathersby, Mikell (Lebrea) Weathersby and Erick (Tomeka)
Weathersby; one daughter, Felecia (Jerry) Marshall; two sisters, Edna
Davis and Classie (Michael) Chaney; companion, Shelton Wade; 16
grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and