Final Rites for Vernice Omega Bynes Jackson, 1921 - 1994, Wednesday, December 14, 1994, 3:00 P.M., The Sanctuary, New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 795 Maynard Street, Macon, Georgia, The Reverend Richard Gammage, Pastor, Officiating, "Hutchings Services"

ACTIVE PALLBEARERS

Deacons of New Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church

Horace Harrell

Lewis Reddick

Alton Holland

Timothy Jones

W. James Williams

Warren Powell

J.W. Hopkins

Roy Fox

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HONORARY PALLBEARERS Twiggs County Teachers Association Retired Teachers Association of Twiggs County
Women's Department of NPG Ladies Pastoral Choir Trustee Board Missionary Society

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The family offers sincere appreciation for all of the consideration and kindness shown during these sad hours. May Gods blessings be with you always.

1921

1994

Wednesday, December 14, 1994 3:00 P.M.
The Sanctuary New Pleasant Grove Missionay Baptist Church 795 Maynard Street
Macon, Georgia
The Reverend Richard Gammage Pastor, Officiating

A Precious Life Well Spent
Vernice Omega Bynes Jackson was born December 2, 1921, the seventh child of Henry S. and Sarah Jenkins Bynes of Macon, Georgia, Bibb County.
Mrs. Jackson passed Saturday, December 10, 1994 in the Medical Center of Central Georgia.
She received her elementary education at M.M. Burdell and Georgia Baptist College of Macon, Georgia. Attended Spelman College and received her B.S. degree in English from Savannah State College, and other studies from Ball State, Muncie, Indiana.
Mrs. Jackson taught school in Tifton, Georgia, Bibb County, Georgia and later in Jeffersonville, Georgia for a total of thirty-eight years.
She was baptized at the New Pleasant Grove Baptist Church at an early age under the leadership of Rev. H.C. Anthony where she was very faithful, serving as president emeritus of the Women's Department, president emeritus of the Ladies Pastoral Choir, member of the Trustee Board, Missionary Society, December Birthmonth Club, Funeral Task Force, Vacation Bible School Teacher and was a golden member.
Mrs. Jackson leaves to mourn: a daughter, Ms. Cheryl J. Jackson; two grandchildren, Chermaine Vernice Fleming and Charles Edward Fleming, Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Bynes Reese of Albany and Mrs. Celestine Bynes Franklin of Macon, Georgia; stepmother, Mrs. Hattie G. Bynes of Philadelphia; three nieces, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Murphy (Vernestine) and LaVerta Bynes both of Atlanta; sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Jackson (Carletha) of Valdosta and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holloway (Zenobia) and one brother-in-law, Mr. James P. Jackson, both of Cairo, Georgia; eight great nieces and nephews, two aunts, cousins and friends.

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ORDER OF SERVICE Rev. Richard Gammage, Pastor, Presiding
Slumber Music .................................... Mrs. Louise Broomfield
Prelude ....................................................... Dea. Marvin Bryant Minister of Music Mrs. Betty Lester
Processional ... .................................... "Come Ye Disconsolate"
Selection ...................................................... "Sweet By and By" Combined Choirs of New Pleasant Grove
The Scriptures: Old Testament ................... Rev. Dr. Maurice C. Cherry Pastor, Hines Memorial C.M.E. Church Albany, GA New Testament .................................... Rev. M.D. Dumas Pastor, Lizzieboro Baptist Church
Invocation ............................................. Rev. Clarence Williams
Selection .................................................................... "It Is Well" Combined Choirs of New Pleasant Grove Mrs. Leola Maynard, Soloist
Reflections ................................................. Dr. Ira Joe Johnson A Former Student Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Ronald E. Terry, Sr. Pastor, New Fellowship Baptist Church
Professor Theodore D. Smith Co-Worker
Dea. Leonard E. Broadus As a Member
Resolution ......................................... Pastor Richard Gammage
Solo .............................................................................. "Thunder" Mr. Napoleon "Starke
Eulogy ............................................... Pastor Richard Gammage
Acknowledgment ........................................ Mrs. Fannie Morris
Committal Rites and Interment ........................................................... Family Plot
Fort Hill Cemetery

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