Lauretta C. Jackson of Genoa

Lauretta C. “Tootsie” Jackson, 76, of Genoa, WV, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Brother Everett Meddings. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery. She was born November 24, 1935 in Logan County, WV, a daughter of the late Carl and Nannie Pauley Copley. “Tootsie” was a homemaker and attended the Twelve Pole Valley Church. Her husband, Ira Jackson, Jr. also preceded her in death, along with two sons, Donald Ray Jackson and an infant son. Survivors include three daughters, Deborah Toark of Cleveland, OH, Diana Merritt and husband, Ronald of Fort Gay, WV, Pamela Willis and husband, Doug of Genoa, WV; four sons, Roger Dale Jackson of Houston, TX, Michael Jackson of Birmingham, AL, Ira Jackson, Jr.,III and wife, Tammy of Genoa, WV, Ricky Jackson of Genoa, WV; two brothers, Jack Copley and Homer Copley, both of Cleveland, OH; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends called from 6 to 9 pm Friday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.