Linwood Earl Jackson, Sr.

July 8, 1949 ~ May 18, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Linwood Jackson, Sr. Obituary

Our beloved, Linwood Earl Jackson, Sr., departed from this earthly life on Thursday, May 18, 2023. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 12:30 p.m. at Ellis Temple Missionary Baptist Church, Winfall, NC., with Pastor Charles Eason, Officiating, and Elder Quinton Jordan, delivering the Eulogy. Interment will follow in the Perry Cemetery, Hertford, NC. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 

Tap was preceded in death by his father, Nathan; his mother, Mable and two brothers, Samuel and Albert.  He leaves to cherish his memories, loving wife Valerie; sons, Linwood Jr., Jamie, and Tremayne (TJ); two daughters, Christine Timpson (Timothy), and Angelina Jackson of Elizabeth City, NC, and son Gervis Armstrong of Atlanta, GA. Also, to cherish his memories are five sisters: Erma Davis, Plymouth, NC; Lillie Wiggins, and Louise Jackson of Elizabeth City, NC; Teressa Jackson, Willow Spring, NC; and Janice Hubert (Timothy) of Benson, NC; six brothers: Thurlis and Robert (Jackie) Roper, NC; Nathan Jr., (Susie) Plymouth, NC; Johnnie (Margaret), Jessie, and Ervin (Zena) of Elizabeth City, NC. His extended family through marriage, Elder Quinton Jordan, Hertford, NC; Wyatt Jordan, Jr. (Betty) and June Lightfoot, Elizabeth City, NC; Lynn Jordan, Chesapeake, VA; Teressa Blanchard (Kenneth), Belvidere, NC; Joyce Lee, Winfall, NC, Ann Cobbs, and Earl Cobbs (Brenda), Newport News, VA; Stanley Cobbs, Stoney Mountain, GA, and Howard Irving (Tammy ), Elizabeth City, NC.

“Cool Poppa” had 22 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, two god-daughters, Courtney Hunter and Iyanna Midgette, two aunts, Gladys Mosby, Decatur, GA, and Mable Jordan, Hertford, NC; a host of nieces, nephews cousins, friends; Stanley Wiggins, a beloved nephew, and one special friend, Eric (Kiddo) Butts. Strong roots, much love, and a couple of forevers. Tap, you will never be forgotten, but always remembered. 

Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations is assisting the Jackson family. 

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May 27, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
May 28, 2023

12:30 PM
Ellis Temple Missionary Baptist Church
412 White Street
Winfall, NC 27985


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