Barbara S. Jackson

Mar 16, 2017

Aug. 31, 1944 — March 15, 2017

WAYNESVILLE — Barbara Stone Jackson, 72, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at The Homestead.

Barbara was the oldest daughter of David and Edith Stone. In her earlier years, Barbara was a banker and financial counselor. Barbara loved spring time. Many afternoons, you could find her tending to her flower garden or her orchids. Her true passion in life was her family and her church. Barbara was an active member of Clyde First Baptist Church. She facilitated generating the newsletter and was also a member of the choir.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 45 years, Gary; a son, Eric Jackson and wife, Michelle; grandchildren, Isaac and Ansley Jackson; a sister, Ann Green and husband, Buddy, of Chesney, S.C.; niece, Dawn Silver and husband, Daryl, of Burnsville; and several nieces and nephews.

A very special tank you to Dr. James Weaver, her family doctor for several years; nurses and CNAs at Maggie Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation; and at The Homestead.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at First Baptist Church of Clyde with the Rev. Dr. T. David Phillips and Dr. Michael Leatherwood officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1 until 3 p.m. prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Parking Lot Fund, P.O. Box 356, Clyde, NC 28721.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements. An online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at