Sylvia Dees Jackson, a resident of Kentwood, she died at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond. She was born January 30, 1941 and was 73 years of age.
She is survived by her son, Dennis Jackson, Sr. and his wife, Tiffany, Springfield; 2 grandchildren, Jessica Jackson and James Henry Jackson; great-grandson, Cass Bruce Anthony; two sisters, Gayle Owens and Susie St. Alexandre, both of Mount Nebo community.
Preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Lena Mae Lawrence Dees; and 2 brothers, John Perry Dees, Jr. and George L. “Brother” Dees; grandson, D. J. Jackson.
Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 11 a.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Services conducted by Rev. Byron Humphrey. Interment Dees Cemetery, Mt. Nebo Community.