A Celebration of Life Service Ms. Chandra B. Jackson, 50 of Decatur, AL will be held noon Monday, June 17, 2019 at St. Stephens P.B. Church with The Rev. Marcus Wilson officiating and interment at Sterrs Cemetery, with Reynolds Funeral Home directing. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral. Public viewing will be Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Chandra Bonita Roberson-Jackson was born in Chicago, Illinois (Cook County) on January 20, 1969. She is the eldest child of Edward G. Sr. and Bettye Jean Neal-Roberson. She departed this life peacefully on June 11, 2019 at 9 p.m. at her daughter, Tyisha’s home in Decatur, Alabama (Morgan County).
Chandra accepted Christ at an early age at Promise Land Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Milton Evans. She was blessed with a lovely voice and was a dutiful choir member. One of her favorite songs was “I’m Not Tired Yet, Running for Jesus A Long Time.” She utilized her beautiful, singing voice as a lead singer of “I’m Not the Same in Church.”
Chandra graduated from S. V. Marshall High School in 1986. After relocating to Huntsville, Alabama, she received her certification as a Dialysis Technician. In addition, Chandra served on several other health service related position. Family and friends alike can attest to Chandra’s exuberant personality. Her infectious laugh always made for a good time. Those who loved her will always have memories of her lively stories and her ability to find humor in all situations.
Chandra united in holy matrimony to Mr. Leon Jackson. They were blessed with Tyisha and her sister Taisia. She later married the late Eric Greenfield and was a mother to Eric’s daughter Erica Greenfield.
Beautiful and joyful memories will be forever treasured by: her loving parents, Edward G. Sr. and Bettye Jean Neal-Roberson; three daughters, Tyisha, Taisia, and Erica; a younger sister, Valisha and her husband Carl Johnson, and their children Jaden and Jayla; her baby brother, Edward G. Jr. and his wife Keiara, and their children Amber (Peebles), Ezra, Elim, and Elias Roberson; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and friends; and two very special friends, Evelyn “Pebbles” (Jerry) Rice and Karen (Victor) Stewart.