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Clarasee (Jackson) Terrell

September 24, 1930 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 89)


Clarasee Terrell was born September 24, 1930, in Newbern, Alabama, to the parents of Reboykin and Hannah Jackson.  She was the youngest of 8 children.  Upon completion of high school, she received her Bachelor of Science from Alabama A&M University, and Master of Education from Tuskegee University.

She was a caring, giving, and loving person.  She was known to many as “Ms. Jackie.”  She was a praying woman and would do anything she could to help others.  She was loved by many and never a stranger to anyone. Her personality was always pleasant and kind.  She was a lover of animals and cared for dogs most of her life.

She was a Biology professor at Miles College for many years.  She loved her work and her students.  She left Miles College to pursue a career in Medical Research at Roche Bio-Medical Lab, where she later retired.

Her legacy includes her daughters:  Clarasee King and Geovonna Young; 7 grandchildren: Victor Terry (Terryce); Corey Robinson (Awafica); Priscilla Weaver (Chris); John Young (deceased); Crystal Nash (Dexter); David Young; Hannah Young; 8 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews and a host of friends.


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October 19, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Birmingham, AL 35222

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