Obituary and funeral services: Jackolyn Nellie ‘Jackie’ Burson, 78, of Monroe

Jackolyn Nellie “Jackie” Burson, age 78, of Monroe, died on August 4, 2019. She was born in Lamar County on May 15. 1941. She was the daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Ballard. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Dr. Jim Burson.

For over 60 years, she was a member of Mt. Creek Baptist Church, and she was a member of the Roberta Chapter of the Eastern Star. She loved to travel with her husband, Jim, and later with her girls.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James W. Burson, II, and wife, Jackie, of Hull, and sister, Betty Henegar of Augusta.

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with Rev. Nicolas Mason officiating. Interment will follow at Westlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mt. Creek Baptist Church at PO box 2058, Monroe, GA 30656.

Meadows Funeral Home, Inc. was in charge of arrangements. Please sign the guestbook online at

Reposted courtesy of Meadows Funeral Home.

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