Jacksie Cooke Yount Brown died Friday June 7, 2013 at Burke Hospice.She was the daughter of the late Mary C. Yount and Harvey M. Yount Sr. She was born in Edgecombe County on March 24, 1926.
Jacksie was a member of Westview United Methodist Church where she served as Financial secretary for 43 years, a Sunday School teacher for 50 plus years, a member of the United Methodist Women, and served in many other offices for her church.
She retired from Wachovia Bank in Hildebran, N.C. after 18 years. She was a member of the Women of the Hickory Moose Chapter 996 since 1976 and the Hickory Garden Club.
She was preceded in death in addition to her parents by; her husband of 63 years, James C. Brown Jr., one brother, Harvey M. Yount Jr., two sisters, Margie Miller and husband, Donald,Kathleen Y. Bowman and husband, Ernest, three brother-in-laws, Jason B. Brown and wife, Lois, Kenneth W. Brown, and Thomas E. Brown and wife, Lee.
She is survived by; a daughter, Mary B. Lail and husband, Lynn of Valdese, a son, Stephen W. Brown and wife, Debra of Icard, four grandchildren, Quentin Lail and wife, Shelly of Valdese, Jessica Lail of Valdese, Khristian Gregor of Hildebran, Jon Hughes of Icard, Four great grandchildren, Allison and Catelyn Lail, Kelsey Gregor, Trey Short, two sister-in-laws, Katherine M. Yount, Mickie G. Brown, a number of nieces and nephews, cousins, Lee Yount and wife, Cindy, Jim Yount and wife, Vickie and two house companions, Julius and Tipper.
The family will receive at Hickory Funeral Home, 1031 11th Ave. Blvd. S.E. Hickory, N.C. on Sunday June 9, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. .
The service will be held at Westview United Methodist Church, 1309 1st Ave S.W., hickory N.C. on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 2:00 p.m with the Reverend Debra Short officating
Pallbearers will be Jim Yount, Todd alexander, Doug Moore, Johnny Spencer Scott Jeffries and Danny Beam. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Crawley and Tom Thornburg.
The internment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery immediately following the service..
Memorials may be made to; Westview United Methodist Church, 1309 1st Ave S.W., Hickory, N.C. 28602 or to the Shriner's Children Hospital, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, S.C. 29605.
Hickory Funeral Home is serving the family.