Martha Jane Jackson

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Claysville resident enjoyed traveling


Martha Jane Jackson, 78, of Claysville, died at 10:45 p.m. Friday, July 12, 2013, in Golden Living Center, Canonsburg, after battling a cancer-related illness for the past two years.


She was born October 10, 1934, in Hazard, Ky., a daughter of the late Joseph and Isabelle Eversole.


Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Church of Christ in Washington.


She was a former member of Claysville American Legion Post 639 Auxiliary and the Claysville Senior Citizens.


Mrs. Jackson enjoyed traveling, the time spent with her family and square dancing, as long as her health permitted.


She was employed as a nurse’s aid at the former Welling Nursing Home and was last employed at a day-care center operated by Becky Hunter, both in Claysville.


On August 16, 1954, she married Herman Franklin Jackson, who survives.


Also surviving are daughter Teresa Wilson of Washington; five grandchildren, Ernest and Tyler Conley, Kayla Conley Yilit, Jamie Jean and Jeremy Franklin Curtis Wilson; four great-grandchildren, Evan Scott and Isaac Artel Conley, Veronica Loar and Nathanial Pettit; two brothers, Harold, husband of Margaret Eversole of Lexington, Ky., and Joseph Eversole of Hazard; sister Virginia Henson of Nicholasville, Ky.; and several nieces and nephews.


Deceased, in addition to her parents, are five brothers, Brownloe, James, Irvin, Luther and Estill Eversole and three sisters, Gertrude Eversole, Irene Smith and Nora Rakel.


Friends will be received from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral and committal services at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, in Rush Funeral Home Inc., Rogersville. Private interment will follow in Claysville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to SeniorLIFE, 2114 N. Franklin Dr., Washington, Pa. 15301. Family and friends may view the obituary and send condolences at www.rushfuneralhomeinc.com.


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