Mrs. Gloria Pierson Jackson was born September 12, 1946 in Enterprise, Alabama to the late Willie Ray Pierson and Veola Pierson Grayer. She was called home by the Lord on June 20, 2020 at 11:25 PM after a long fight with Parkinson’s Disease. She was surrounded by her beloved family.
Gloria was raised in a Christian home, at and early age she was baptized and joined St. Mary Baptist Church were she was a faithful member. Her love for serving the Lord was evident by the way she lived her life. She served as a musician at numerous churches. She later united with New Jerusalem COGIC. Mrs. Jackson attended Coppinville High School and she was very actively involved, she performed during halftime at basketball games, she was Miss Bronze in the National Peanut Festival parade. She was very talented and dramatic, she kept her sisters entertained with doll shows. Mrs. Jackson graduated from Coppinville high school and furthered her education at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida where she met and married Edward Daniels and from this union came two daughters; Evonya Cornelius and Erica Tyson. After college she later received a cosmetology license. She was employed by the Coffee County Health Department and Enterprise Medical Center in Day Surgery.
She leaves to cherish her memories; two daughters, son-in-law Cory Tyson, five grandchildren, her mother Veola Pierson Grayer, five sisters Mary Ford, Janie Donaldson (Charles), Brenda Brown, Virginia Larkins, Margaret Woody-Shipman, (Kenith) three brothers; Lee Frank Grayer Jr. (Belinda) Dr. John Reid (Joyce), John L. Grayer, Jr and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Special thanks to Curtis Smith, Reginald McCloud, Jean Hart, Tomie Jones, Elder Henderson, Covenant Hospice and New Jerusalem COGIC family.
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