Myrtle A. Jackson
BERLIN — Myrtle Anne Patey Jackson, 85, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Willards, she was the daughter of the late John Daniel Patey and Mary Pearl Phillips Patey. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Emory Jackson, in 2003.
Surviving is her daughter, Geneva J. Peters of Berlin, and her sons, Daniel E. Jackson and his wife, Kim, of Berlin, and George R Jackson and his beloved companion, Donna, and her son, William, of Newark, Md. She was adored grandmother to George “Joey” Jackson and his wife, Carrie, of Millsboro, Del., and John David Peters and his wife, Irena, of Elkridge, Md.; and great-grandchildren, Cassidy Jackson, Carrissa Jackson, Alexander Sherrell Peters and Sara and Abby Morells. Also surviving is a sister, Irene Bradford of Newark; a sister-in-law, Elizabeth Patey of Willards; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, Elwood Patey.
Mrs. Jackson attended Trinity Methodist Church in Newark, Md., and served on the Worcester County Board of Elections for many years. She enjoyed playing the slot machines, bingo, antiques and being a homemaker.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, at Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. Olin Shockley will officiate. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. A donation in her memory may be made to Berlin Volunteer Fire Company, 214 N. Main St., Berlin, Md. 21811, or Boggs-Disharoon American Legion, Post #123, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd., Berlin, Md. 21811.
Letters of condolence may be sent to the family online at www.burbagefuneralhome.com.