Jimmy Lou Jackson
Jimmy Lou Jackson, 75, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was born July 25, 1943 to the late Charles "Buck" and Mary Lee Henderson Jackson. She was a business woman and a glass artist owning and operating Hot Flash Beads for many years, she was a lifetime member of the Kentucky Guild of Artist and Craftsmen, and a winner of the Frost award. Ms. Jackson never married and didn't regret it, never had children but nurtured many. She was a big woman with a big laugh and a wicked sense of humor. She saved lives and stomped out disease for 35 years screening for cancer cells. Ms. Jackson was a member and elder of First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Berea.
Other than her parents she was preceded in death by one nephew, Breck Allen Tyree.
Mrs. Jackson is survived by her sisters; Dinah Tyree and her husband Pepper and Belle Jackson both of Berea. One nephew Michael Tyree and his wife Terri of North Ft. Myers, Florida.
A celebration of Jimmy Lou's life will be 2:00 pm Saturday, November 2nd, at the First Christian Church with Pastors Mark and Lisa Caldwell-Reiss officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the service.
Please wear your hot flash beads and earrings along with the scarfs and neckties she made to the service if you desire.
In lieu of flowers contributions suggested to the Building Fund of First Christian Church, 206 Chestnut Street Berea, KY 40403.
Davis & Powell Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on October 30, 2019


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Susan Melanie Levy
Nov 30, 2019
I’m saddled to learn of Jimmie Lou’s passing. I always enjoyed stopping on my way to Ohio to visit.
I have many of Jimmie Lou’s jewelry, which I cherish.
I will miss her humor.
Phyllis L. Robinson
Nov 03, 2019
Loved Jimmy Lou's spirit and can do personality. Would have honored her at her service if had known in time. Much love to you and joy in her memory.
Beatrice Bland
Nov 01, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family.