In memory of
Melissa Perkins Jackson
In memory of
Melissa Perkins Jackson
Melissa Perkins Jackson December 6, 1950 - January 12, 2021 Melissa Perkins Jackson, age 70, gained her angel wings surrounded by family on January 12, 2021. Melissa was born in Wytheville, December 1950 to the late Eli and Ethel Perkins. She was a 1969 graduate of George Wythe High School and a graduate of Wytheville Community College. Melissa retired from Wythe County Social Service as Eligibility Food Stamps Supervisor after 30 years of service. In 1970, she married her high school sweetheart Robert "Bobby" Jackson. They spent 50 years together traveling and raising their 2 sons. Melissa and Bobby had a passion for camping and traveled to all 48 of the contiguous states. She spent many years as co-pilot for Bobby chasing him on many adventures in his hot air balloon. Melissa's love of reading, shopping, knitting, and crocheting provided her family with many memories of her passions. Melissa's greatest moments came from being Nana to her grandchildren whom all loved her dearly. Melissa was preceded in death by her parents, Eli and Ethel Perkins; brother, Wayne Perkins; and infant sister, Sandra Perkins. She is survived by her husband, Robert" Bobby" Jackson; a very special sister-in-law, Betsy Perkins; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Christina Jackson and Adam and Mekenzie Jackson; 11 grandchildren, Brittany, Kaylee, Victoria, Stephen, Aaron, Trenton, Oliver, Brysen, Malcolm, Genesis and Hannah; and one great-grandson, Arwyn. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Sunny Hills Relay for Life Team, 2973 North 4th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com . Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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In memory of
Melissa Perkins Jackson
Melissa Perkins Jackson December 6, 1950 - January 12, 2021 Melissa Perkins Jackson, age 70, gained her angel wings surrounded by family on January 12, 2021. Melissa was born in Wytheville, December 1950 to the late Eli and Ethel Perkins. She was a 1969 graduate of George Wythe High School and a graduate of Wytheville Community College. Melissa retired from Wythe County Social Service as Eligibility Food Stamps Supervisor after 30 years of service. In 1970, she married her high school sweetheart Robert "Bobby" Jackson. They spent 50 years together traveling and raising their 2 sons. Melissa and Bobby had a passion for camping and traveled to all 48 of the contiguous states. She spent many years as co-pilot for Bobby chasing him on many adventures in his hot air balloon. Melissa's love of reading, shopping, knitting, and crocheting provided her family with many memories of her passions. Melissa's greatest moments came from being Nana to her grandchildren whom all loved her dearly. Melissa was preceded in death by her parents, Eli and Ethel Perkins; brother, Wayne Perkins; and infant sister, Sandra Perkins. She is survived by her husband, Robert" Bobby" Jackson; a very special sister-in-law, Betsy Perkins; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Christina Jackson and Adam and Mekenzie Jackson; 11 grandchildren, Brittany, Kaylee, Victoria, Stephen, Aaron, Trenton, Oliver, Brysen, Malcolm, Genesis and Hannah; and one great-grandson, Arwyn. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Sunny Hills Relay for Life Team, 2973 North 4th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com . Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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