Services for Emma Forrest Samuels Jackson, 80 yrs., will be conducted from First Baptist Church, W. Clinton St., at 11am Wednesday, October 10, 2012, with Reverend Robert Houston officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the church.
Mrs. Jackson passed away Friday at Bradford Square Care and Rehabilitation Center, Frankfort.
Emma was born to the late William Clarence Samuels and Emma Lea West on December 30, 1931, in Scott Co., KY, and worked in food preparation for Kings Daughters Hospital, Frankfort Regional Medical Center, and Kentucky State University.
She is survived by five sons, Calvin L. (Stephanie) Samuels, James L. (Jenny) Samuels, Richard Samuels, Allen (Sandy) Jackson, and Greg C. Jackson; two daughters, Mary A. Robinson and Linda Mae Jackson; three sisters, Willie L. Boffman, Mattie F. Bailey, and Thelma J. Taul; 22 grandchildren; and 42 great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Jackson; son, William R. “Sky” O’Banion, and a brother, James William Samuels.
Richard Hawkins, Charles Berry, Michael Carter, Otis Hughes, Benny Yett, and Kenny Samuels will serve as Pallbearers. Mrs. Jackson’s grandchildren will serve as Honorary Pallbearers. Flowers are welcome or expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Emma to the First Baptist Church, 100 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, Ky 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at www.harrodbrothersfuneralhome.com.