Mary Emmer Denton Jackson

February 10, 1922June 11, 2018

Mary Emmer Jackson, 96, native of Mobile, AL, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018. Mrs. Jackson was a true member of the Great Generation – surviving the Depression – which gave her a well-managed financial personality. She was a graduate of Murphy High School, and was offered multiple scholarships upon graduation. She absolutely loved her creative endeavors: China painting, sewing, cake decorating, and decorating for Christmas. Mary Emmer Jackson was an amazing woman, and overcame the many obstacles she endured throughout her life. She was a member of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church. Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Elwyn Jackson, Sr.; her daughter, Julieanne Jackson; brother, Arthur Brown; and step-granddaughter, Ashley Grad. She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Fred) Jones; son, Elwyn (Sally) Jackson, Jr.; granddaughter, Kasey Jackson; grandson, Brandon (Melanie) Jackson great-granddaughters, Taylor and Emily Jackson; step-great-granddaughter and her father, Catherine Grad and Rob Grad; as well as nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Pine Crest Funeral Home on Dauphin Island Parkway in Mobile, with a chapel service immediately following. Interment will be in Pine Crest Cemetery.


  • Elwyn Jackson Sr., Husband
  • Julieanne Jackson, Daughter
  • Arthur Brown, Brother
  • Ashley Grad, Step-Granddaughter
  • Patricia and Fred Jones, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Elwyn and Sally Jackson, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Kasey Jackson, Granddaughter
  • Brandon and Melanie Jackson, Grandson and his wife
  • Taylor Jackson, Great-Granddaughter
  • Emily Jackson, Great-Granddaughter
  • Catherine Grad, Step-Great-Granddaughter
  • Rob Grad, Step-Grandson-in-law
  • Mrs. Jackson is also survived by nieces and nephews.


  • Visitation Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, June 15, 2018

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