Ernestine Jackson, 78, of Spencer, died February 5, 2003 in High Point Regional Hospital, High Point NC.

She was born November 29, 1924 in Spencer, a daughter of the late Alpheus and Carrie Kerby Norman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Everett L. Jackson, granddaughter, Ernestine Ann Blosser, brother, Garrett Norman and several sisters.

She was a homemaker and attended St. John's United Methodist Church in Spencer. She was a gentle, kind, caring and helpful friend to her neighbors in the Smith Street Apartments.

Survivors, daughters, Argivie "Frances" Rowley of Trinity, NC and Nancy Taylor of Parkersburg, WV; ten grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted Saturday, February 8, 2003 at 1 p.m. in John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with Rev. G. David Calvert officiating. Burial will be in Spencer Memorial Cemetery, Spencer.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.