September 9, 1938 - September 17, 2021
Dorothy Mae Jackson, age 83, of Starke, Florida passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 9, 1938 to the late Lillian Myers. Dorothy spent three years in South Carolina and relocated to Brooklyn, New York where she was raised and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. In her early 20’s Dorothy moved to Jamaica Queens, NY where she was proud to serve as the dietary supervisor for St. Joseph’s hospital. On September 12, 1981 Dorothy married the love of her life, James Brown and together they spent several wonderful years. In 2004, Dorothy and James made Starke, FL their forever home. Dorothy was a friend to all and always willing to help anyone in need. She cared deeply for others and would give anyone her last, so they did not go without. Dorothy was eager to expand her knowledge about life and Christ. She wanted everyone to know about Christ love for them and never missed an opportunity to share the gospel. Dorothy used her life lessons an hardships to help guide those close to her through their own life. She was selfless, honest, hardworking, and always spoke her mind. Dorothy was passionate about cooking large meals to feed everyone in her family and community spreading love to others in any way she could. More than anything, Dorothy loved her family and will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Lawrence Jones; brothers, John Harden and Charles Harden; and loving husband, James Brown. Dorothy is survived by her loving brother, Frank Myers, Sr. of Starke, FL; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, extended family members and friends. A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life will be held on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Pastor Cynthia Bailey officiating. The family will receive friends an hour prior at the funeral home. Internment will be at Pine lawn Cemetery in New York. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke, Fl. 904-964-5757.
Dorothy Mae Jackson, age 83, of Starke, Florida passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at E.T. York Care Center in Gainesville. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina on September 9, 1938 to the late Lillian Myers. Dorothy spent three... View Obituary & Service Information
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