OBITUARY

Ellen F. B. Jackson

July 20, 1935January 6, 2021
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To everything there is a season, a time for everything under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to harvest. - Ecclesiastes 3:1-2 Ellen, affectionately known as Faye, was born on July 20, 1935 to the late Queen G. Brown and Sylvester Brown in Hawthorne, FL. Faye received her early education in the public school system of Duval County and graduated from Stanton High School. She furthered her education at Florida Memorial and Nova University where she received her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Education. Faye retired from Palm Beach School District after 33 years of service, teaching at Roosevelt High, North Shore High, and Wellington High Schools. She was a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, as well as a member of the Heroines of Jericho Henrietta Court #26. Faye accepted Christ at an early age in Jacksonville, Florida. When she came to Palm Beach County, she met and married Donald Jackson. Ellen joined Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church, serving on the Usher Board. There, she worked during the summer as the Physical Fitness Instructor for Vacation Bible School. Ellen continued to work in this position until her husband’s health began to decline. On January 6 th , 2021, Ellen F. B. Jackson received her spiritual notification from her Lord and Savior who extended his invitation to enter into the Pearly Gates.”You have labored, encouraged, and guided the way: “Good and Faithful Servant, WELL DONE.” Ellen leaves to cherish her beloved husband, Donald Jackson, of 59 years; three children, Kimberly McNeil (Anthony), Donna Nicholas (Darrick) and Diontray Jackson (Shantell), twelve grandchildren, Angelica, Aeryal, Jordan, Darien, Charles, Jshanna, Oni, Tyler, Quinna, Lyric, Denai, Diontray ll, three grandchildren; Tatiana, Anastasia, and Arianna. Her surviving siblings are WillieMae Brown and Emmit Brown (Bernice). Faye will be joining Rayfield, James, EllaMae, Claralee, Cecil, Curtis, and Waymond, which are her siblings that were called home before her. Cherishing her memories are a multitude of sorrowing nieces, nephews, cousins, godchildren, and friends.

Services

16 January

Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Royal Palm Memorial Gardens

5601 GREENWOOD AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407

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    Friday, January 15, 2021

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Ellen F. B. Jackson

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Thomas and Lottie Miles

January 16, 2021

Our love and expressions of sympathy are extended to the family for the loss of our cousin Ellen. We will continue to keep the family uplifted in pray for your strength during this difficult time.
Love,
The Miles Family

Charline Burton-Curtis

January 15, 2021

With Deepest Sympathy to the Jackson family. She was a great Cheerleading Coach at North Shore High School. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May her fond memories comfort you during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Coach Jackson.
Charline Burton-Curtis, Cheerleader 84 - 87 - Class of 87’ and Deon Curtis Class of 85’

Luecinda Johnson-Monroe

January 14, 2021

Blessings to the family. Ms. Jackson you were a blessing to me. You were strong and you sincerely cared about your students, those of us that are left will truly cherish our memories of you.

Faith Schwack-Henderson

January 14, 2021

Mrs.Jackson was one of the greatest role models any of us could have had.She had the ability to make each child feel special and loved.Our confidante,mentor,second mother to many.It was truly a privilege to be her student.
My condolences to the family.
Faith

Kim McKenna

January 13, 2021

I attended North Shore Jr/Sr HS from its opening in 1967 through my graduation in 1972.
During that time Mrs. Jackson was my PE teacher, my cheerleading coach and my on campus mother. She would sometime bring Donna to school and Donna was a part of the school’s family.
She always made time to sit and talk with me.
I will always hold her dear to my heart.
My sincere sympathies to her family. Please know that Ellen Jackson lives in my heart and the hearts of many.
She changed my life for the better!

Robinell Cannon-Marchal

January 13, 2021

Mrs. Jackson was one of my favorite teachers at NSHS, I’m from the class of 72. Although I wasn’t very athletic, I did so enjoy her exercises and modern dance that she taught. She was very much a positive influence in my life.

KAREN LAWRENCE - DAVIS

January 12, 2021

Mrs. Ellen Jackson was my PE teacher as well as our Cheerleading Squad in early 1970’s. We had a group photo done for her back in the day at Tooley Myron Photography @ The Palm Beach Mall. We also had a get together years later & we designed a charm bracelet w,charms she would remember each of us by. I will forever hold these special memories of Ms. Jackson in my heart❣️ She had called me “Lil’ Bit!” Blessings to all those who were so fortunate to have had her in our lives! She was an AMAZING Woman❣️ In Loving Remembrance, Karen Lawrence Davis 1972

Deborah Tyson-Finley

January 11, 2021

My condolences and prayers are with y’all during this time... Praying that God gives you peace that passes all understanding... Just trust God... Love and prayers

Cathi Jackson

January 10, 2021

Mrs Jackson, you have always been my “Other Mother” since the 7th grade. You were always there with your encouraging words and sincere love. Mrs Jackson, you pushed me to be the best that I could be! I will forever cherish our many long talks, with you showing my family and I so much respect and attention. My dear friend and “Other Mother”, rest in peace. Until we meet again, you other daughter, Cathi Jackson.

Latisha Bunn

January 8, 2021

To the family you have my deepest sympathy for the lost of a beautiful woman. Mrs. Jackson never allow her students to say I can't do it. I loved that about her. I admired having a black teacher who truly cared for her students. Althought she gained her wings, her sweet spirit will be in eveyone she knew. May God give her family/friends strenght during these difficult times.

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