Ms. Emmetrius Jackson was born to the union of Mr. Emmitt Jackson and Mrs. Willie Mae Jackson Timmons on October 4, 1957 in Gadsden, Alabama.
She was preceded in death by her father, Emmitt Jackson, grandparents Floyd and Pauline Hollanquest, sister, Dorothy Timmons, brothers, Ezell, Percy, Edward and Derrick Timmons, all of Gadsden Alabama. She entered eternal rest on March 5, 2018.
She was a graduate of Emma Samson High School and Gadsden State Community College where she earned an Associate Degree in Mental Health. Her life’s passion was working with Special Needs Individuals. She started her career in Wetupmka, Al. She returned home to Gadsden and continued it at Snellgrove Civitan, Enrestoration and Job Corp. She was affectionately known to her “kids” as Ms. Dee.
She leaves to cherish her treasurable memories: a loving mother, Mrs. Willie Mae Timmons of Gadsden, Alabama, two special sisters, Shirley(Jim) Dates, Shanell (Kevin) Taylor, both of Gadsden, Alabama; five loving brothers, Freddie (Lucille) Timmons, Curtis (Eva) Timmons, Charles (Linda) Timmons, Ollie (Priscilla) Timmons, all of Gadsden, Alabama, James (Ella) Timmons of Detroit, Michigan, two sister-in-laws, Johnnie Timmons, Annie Timmons, both of Gadsden, Alabama, special aunt, Annie Ruth Hollanquest, special niece/daughter, Imani Taylor, other special nieces and nephews, Taneshia, Warren, LaBrandon, Curtis Jr, and Marcus Timmons, all of Gadsden, Alabama one special cousin Lucille Harris of Gadsden, Alabama, Special Friend Brodrick McCollough, in-laws Mr and Mrs John McCollough of Anniston, Alabama, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends including her “kids”.