Gertrude Virginia Jackson, 74, was born September 10, 1945, to the late Moylan and Grace (Willis) Turner in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Gertrude passed away on July 25, 2020, at Jefferson Hospital, Jefferson Hills, PA. She was also preceded in death by her sister Lana Williams.
She was a life long member of First A.M.E. where she served on the Adult Usher Board and was a member of the Hospitality Committee. Gertrude worked as a Mail Clerk for Jefferson Hospital until she retired. She loved to cook, especially chicken. Her hobbies included crocheting and in her pastime, she would love to go to the casino. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.
Gertrude is survived by her children sons, Gerald Turner of McKeesport, Avanalist (Rachel) Jackson, Jr. of Hazelwood, Dwayne (Regina) Jackson of Clairton, Steven (Sonya) Jackson of Mississippi; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; sisters, Delores Russell of Levittown, Norma Smith of Clairton, Sherrill Marbra of Bristol, Thymi Turner of Jefferson Hills; brother, Moylan Turner of Clairton; devoted companion, Thomas Webb; aunts, Edith (James) Worthy, Janice Watts, both of Clairton, Geraldine Jackson of Pittsburgh; uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
*A WALK THROUGH VIEWING FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL TAKE PLACE AT R.A.W. FUNERAL HOME. PRIVATE SERVICE TO FOLLOW. ALL VISITORS ARE ASKED TO WEAR MASKS AND BE MINDFUL OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DURING EACH SERVICE**
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