Beverly Browder Smythe Jackson, 84, 905 Woodland Ave., Johnson City, died Saturday, August 06, 2011, at her residence.
Born March 11, 1927, she was a native and lifelong Johnson City resident.
Mrs. Jackson was the daughter of the late Florence Lotspeich Browder Smythe and William Francis Burgess Smythe, owner of Smythe Electric Co.
Beverly was a 1944 graduate of Science Hill High School, where she was a Girl Scout, cheerleader, R.O.T.C. sponsor and diving champion. Following graduation she attended East Tennessee State College.
Beverly was the beloved wife of the late Hunter Jackson.
Mrs. Jackson attended St. John’s Episcopal Church and later joined Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church where she was a longtime member of the Church Circle, the Virgil Anderson Sunday School Class and a member of the United Methodist Women.
Beverly was active in many local charities including “Meals on Wheels” and “Each one Teach one”.
Mrs. Jackson was an avid golfer and an accomplished artist, and enjoyed painting, gardening and crafting.
She and Hunter were a fixture at local sporting events.
Beverly will be greatly missed by her three children, Senter Jackson and wife Marie, Jonesborough; Susan Jackson Wilson and husband David, Sentobia, MS, and Ann Jackson and husband Steven Schrenzel, Snow Camp, NC; her five grandsons, Paul Koshenina and wife Anna, Water Valley, MS, Justin Koshenina and wife Amy, Memphis, Jon Wilson, Sam Wilson and Jamey Wilson, all of Oxford, MS; and her three great-grandchildren, Greta, Jackson and Carson Koshenina.
The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 1:00 P.M. from the Sanctuary of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church with the Reverend Brian Taylor officiating.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11:00 A.M. until the service hour in the chapel of the church.
Interment will follow in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Senter and Marie Jackson, Paul and Justin Koshenina, Jon and Jamey Wilson, Benjamin, Chris and Keith Anders.
In-lieu-of flowers memorials may be made to Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 E. Market St., Johnson City, TN 37601.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.appfh.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, is serving the Jackson family. 928-6111