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Hettie Ann Jackson

White Hall, AR, 1937 - 2019

Hettie Ann Holdaway Jackson, 81, of White Hall, died Saturday, November 2, 2019. She was born November 14, 1937 in Wellington, Kansas, daughter of Ralph Dan Holdaway, Sr. and Vera Mae Gaskill Holdaway.
Mrs. Jackson was reared and received her early education in California, graduating from San Bernardino High School.
She worked at Pacific Bell while living in California before moving to Warren, Arkansas, where she worked as a seamstress for Jack Winters. She then went to work for County Market in the bakery after moving to White Hall.
Mrs. Jackson was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in White Hall. She enjoyed gardening, games and crafts. She was also a very skilled seamstress.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Lisa Melinda Jackson; and sister, Kristen Sue Darby. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Bill Jackson, whom she married October 19, 1956 in Flagstaff, Arizona; daughter, Vicki L. Houston of Diamond City, Arkansas; three brothers, Ralph Dan Holdaway, Jr. of California, Phillip Wayne Holdaway of California and Terry Dan Holdaway of North Carolina; and two grandchildren, Michael Belt, M.D. (Lauren) of Jonesboro and Erica Ivy (Jay Kwan) of Little Rock.
Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 9:30 a.m. until service time at Robinson's. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son with Brother Michael Hayslip officiating. Interment will follow in Jefferson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 13112 Dollarway Road, White Hall, Arkansas 71602. Online register:

Published November 5, 2019

Ralph Robinson & Son
807 South Cherry Street, P.O. Box 5254, Pine Bluff, AR
Phone: 870-534-3131