Bettye Jo (Tingle) Jackson

January 3, 1938 ~ October 27, 2021 (age 83)


Bettye Tingle Jackson, 83, passed away Wednesday October 27, 2021 at her home in Avalon surrounded by her family.  Graveside services are 2 P.M. Friday, October 29 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Rev. Lanny Haley officiating.  Visitation is from 11:30 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Greenwood Delta Funeral Home.

Bettye was a lifelong resident of Avalon and had worked as a RN for Greenwood Leflore Hospital in numerous departments including ER, Labor and Delivery and Telemetry.  She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, enjoyed gardening, sewing and cooking.  She was known as an outstanding nurse. Bettye was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Maggie Tingle.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bryan H. Jackson; two daughters, Cindy Jackson Bennett (Bobby) of Avalon, Jody Jackson Lucas (Danny) of Atlanta, GA; a son, Alan Jackson of Avalon; four grandchildren, Andrew Bennett (Anna) of Drew, Brian Thomas Bennett (Tori) of Grenada, Jonathan Bennett (Candice) of Greenwood, Jacob Phillipy of Memphis; three great grandchildren, Clark Calloway Bennett of Drew, Chandler Jackson Bennett of Drew, Lyra Elise Bennett of Grenada and a sister, Carolyn Anita Tingle of the Valley Community.

Pallbearers will be Andrew Bennett, Brian Thomas Bennett, Jonathan Bennett, Jacob Phillipy, Brad Vickers and Clinton Kuykendall.  Honorary pallbearers are Jay Matthews, Julie Banes, Cathy Miller and Sandra Johnson.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the charity of donor’s choice.

Greenwood Delta Funeral Home ( is in charge of arrangements.

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October 29, 2021

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Greenwood Delta Funeral Home
1008 Sgt. John PIttman Drive
Greenwood, MS 38930

Graveside Service
October 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Mt. Pisgah Cemetery

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