Of Wilmington, passed Friday and returned home to the Lord. She was 94 years old.
Betty was born in Earleville, MD, the youngest of the four children of Jacob and Mary (Wiltbank) Bramble. She was raised on various farms in the Chesapeake City area of Maryland. She was married to George P Jackson in June of 1948. They were married for 52 years when George passed away in June of 2000. She was predeceased by her sister Esther Budd, and brother Howard Bramble. She is survived by her brother Samuel Bramble and his wife, Evelyn.
Betty retired in 1955 after 15 years as a secretary for the DuPont Company in the Traffic Division. Betty enjoyed league bowling and summers at the beach near Oak Orchard. She was a long time member of Silverbrook United Methodist Church and later attended Mount Salem United Methodist Church. She is survived by son George P. Jackson, Jr. (Cindy), daughters, Cathy Jackson Horgan (Steve) and Betsy A. Jackson; grandsons, Seth A Jackson (Jessica), Ryan P Jackson, Cornelius Jacob Horgan and Colin Jackson Horgan and great-grandchildren Ethan Everett Jackson and Shiloh Rose Jackson.
The family would like to thank all of the care givers who have supported Betty through the long difficult journey of dementia, The Lorelton, Arden Court, Evergreen, Home Instead and various caregiver support groups.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday morning at 11 AM at the Chapel at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, where friends may call after 10 AM. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Mount Salem United Methodist Church 2629 W. 19th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806 or the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter 399 Market Street, Suite 102. Philadelphia, PA 19106. Mealeyfuneralhomes.com