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Bessie Jackson

Bessie Mae Jackson (Curtis)

Wednesday, September 1st, 1948 - Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Obituary

Bessie Mae Jackson, 71 years old, of Kenosha, WI, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa, WI.

She was born September 1, 1948, in Greenville, Mississippi. She was one of eleven children born to the union of the late A.C. and Mary Ann (Thompson) Curtis.

Bessie was a high school graduate of Colman High in Greenville MS, which she ran track. She had a green thumb and loved tending to her house plants. Her family was very important to her and was her main priority in life.

Bessie leaves to cherish her memory, three sons: Marvin Jackson of Kalamazoo, MI, Allen Jackson of Kenosha, WI, and Tim (Lemeenah) Jackson of Zion, IL; her grandchildren, Jasmyn, Tim Jr, Trypheana, Vonte, Jasmine, Deven, Jerimiah, Tanasiah, and De-Andre; many great grandchildren; three sisters: Barbara Williams, Beverly Brown, Betty Joe Harris (Billie); four brothers, George Curtis (Eula aka Bonnie): Michael (Valarie) Curtis: Darnell Curtis: Douglas Curtis; her former husband, Samuel Jackson and host of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by a son, Gabriel Jackson in February 2011, three siblings, Leon Curtis, A.C Curtis Jr: Dennis Curtis.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 noon on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Proko Funeral Home. Funeral services will commence at 12:00 noon on Saturday. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, Kenosha, WI.

Special thanks to Iris, George, Samuel and we will never forget.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 10:00am - 11:30am
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
    Address
    5111-60th Street
    KENOSHA, WI 53144
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  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Ridge Memorial Park
    Address
    4300 Green Bay Road
    Kenosha, WI 53144
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Sorry to hear of your family's loss. May God's love, strength, and peace comfort you at this time. Keeping your family in my prayers.
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