February 2, 1949 - October 30, 2011
Priscilla Jackson was called to be with the Lord on the evening of October 30th, 2011 at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC. Priscilla was born in Alexandria (Gum Springs), Virginia on February 2nd, 1949 to Willie Lee “Bill” and Mary Lou Jackson. She attended Alexandria City Public Schools where she received her diploma from George Washington High School (T.C. Williams High School) in 1968.
Priscilla was known for her love of Blues music, CD making, and stylish clothes. She was also known to be kind-hearted, dedicated, and a hard worker. She was best known for her cooking. Priscilla worked at various hospitals (Circle Terrace Hospital, Integrated Health Services and Reston Hospital) as a head cook. She also was employed by Kiddie Country Day School in Burke, Virginia and The Westminister Presbyterian Pre-school for over 27 years. She was the bookkeeper for Sgt.’s Restaurant for her very dear friend Jerry “Sarge” Murray.
In April 1977, Priscilla met her longtime friend of 35 years, Warren Johnson. And from this bond on June 20th, 1986, she gave birth to a miracle, her daughter Tuwanda. Whom she was most proud of for her many accomplishments, including graduating cum laude with her Bachelor’s degree and pursuing her Master’s degree.
She leaves to cherish her memories with her daughter Tuwanda, a longtime friend; Warren Johnson, three sisters; Mary Evelyn Gray (Howard), Jane Jackson, Angela Traynham (Barry), one sister-in-law; Sheryl Rymes-Jackson, three brothers; Phillip, Delton and Clayton “Chubby” Jackson (Robin), a special cousin; Vivian McNeil, three aunts; Doris Singer, Marie Jarrett and Betty Jackson; one uncle; Cale Singer, ten nephews, four nieces plus a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Viewing and Visitation will be held at the Oakland Baptist Church, 3408 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia (map, directions) on Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 10:00 A.M. until time of service at 11:00. Interment, Bethel Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia (map, directions).
Arrangements by Phillip Bell Sr. and Winona Morrissette-Johnson, P. A.
Viewing and Visitation at Oakland Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA - 10 am
Funeral Service at Oakland Baptist Chuch, Alexandria, VA - 11 am
Interment, Bethel Cemetery
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