Betty Jean Funderburk Jackson resident of 1212 First St. widow of Alvie Jackson passed away peacefully Tuesday May 3, 2016 at Kershaw County Memorial Hospital.
Born in Hartsville, SC she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Etta Jones Funderburk.
Betty worked for many years at Elgin Watch Plant before its closure. She then became a supervisor with the Bendix Company from which she retired. Upon her retirement she worked part time at the Piggly Wiggly Store where she was affectionately known as Miss Betty. She was a diehard Clemson Tiger fan. She enjoyed going on bowl trips and tailgating with friends and family. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching her grandchildren play football and baseball. She followed her grandson's college baseball team all over the southeast. During her last years one of the joys of her life was her great-granddaughter Lei Lei.
Survivors include a son Steven A. Jackson (Carol) of Abbeville, SC; a daughter Lynn Jackson of Camden, SC; three sisters Mary Lou Miller of Hendersonville, NC, Barbara Johnson (Dickey) of Hartsville, SC, Brenda Harris (Jerry) of Zephyrhills, FL; a brother Alexander (Buddy) Funderburk of Hartsville, SC; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter Debbie Jackson.