Obituary for Shirley T. (Mitchell) Jackson | Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home - Wilkes-Barre
Classic 01


Shirley T. (Mitchell) Jackson

April 5, 1943 ~ January 27, 2018 (age 74)

Shirley T. Jackson, 74, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre.

She was born in Ashburn, Georgia, to the late Bobby Lee and Annie Mae (Williams) Mitchell. Shirley was a member of Berean Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. She loved to bowl, read, and play the slot machines at the casino.

In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by two sisters, Emma and Maryann, and three brothers, Frank, Robert, and Walter Mitchell.

She is survived by her loving husband of over 40 years, Jimmie L. Jackson, three daughters, Cynthia Jackson, Bradenton, FL; Deborah King-Luke, Chester, VA; and Geraldine Avery, Hanover Township., three grandchildren, Nicole, T.J., and Nigel, two sisters, twins, Evelyn Lynette, and Evelyn Lynell, and several nieces and nephews.

Services were private at the convenience of the family.

A Memorial Service for Shirley will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kniffen O’Malley Leffler Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc.

To leave a condolence for the family please visit

© 2019 Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home - Wilkes-Barre. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS