PROVIDENCE – Dana D. Jackson, 73, of Gordon Ave. passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.
Born in Beckley, West Virginia on September 9, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Cecil and Lillie Mae (Gilbreath) Hairston.
Formerly of Maine, she lived in Providence for the last 30 years.
Dana was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church and assisted as Pastor’s Aid ministry.
She loved being around her family especially during their weekly Sunday dinners.
She will be greatly missed by all who loved and cared for her.
Dana was a loving mother to: Virgie Jackson of Levittown, PA; Kathleen Jackson of Warwick, RI and Michael and Tammy Jackson both of Providence, RI. She will be cherished by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews
She was the sister of Patricia Britto of Providence, RI.
Visiting hours for Dana will be held on Friday October 14, 2016 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church 475 Cranston St. Providence, RI from 10-11:30am followed by a funeral service at 11:30am. Burial will immediately follow at the Oakland Cemetery 1569 Broad St. Cranston, RI.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home 15 Grove St. North Attleboro, MA.