Colleen Cranford Jackson, 69, of Saint Marys, Ohio, and formerly of Sanford, North Carolina, died 9:20 A.M. Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, Saint Marys.
She was born March 25, 1950, in Denver, Colorado, the daughter of Woodrow and Mildred (McCrea) Cranford.
She married James “Jimmy” Jackson and he preceded her in death on August 16, 2009.
She is survived by her daughter: Jamie Holsinger of Saint Marys; by her sister: Candace Garner of Saint Marys; by four grandchildren: Mia Holsinger; Kelly Holsinger; Eli Holsinger, Jr.; Tyler Holsinger.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; by two sons: James Jackson and Jason Jackson; by her siblings: Mark Cranford; Sunny Cranford; Terry Cranford.
Colleen was a graduate of East Montgomery High School in Biscoe, North Carolina. She was a certified nursing assistant and had worked at Dyna Yarn in Graham, North Carolina. She loved reading, going to the beach and collecting seashells, caring for her cats, spending precious time with her grandchildren and playing Farmville online. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Saint Marys.
Funeral rites will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home, Sanford, North Carolina. The family will receive friends 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM preceding the funeral service.
Entombment will follow at Buffalo Cemetery at the mausoleum.
Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Ohio, is entrusted with Colleen’s funeral arrangements. Sanford, NC arrangements are by Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home.
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