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Mary Elizabeth Swinton Jackson PHILADELPHIA, PA - Funeral service for Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Swinton Jackson will be conducted 10AM Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Bruce R. Hawkins Chapel, 6828 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19126-2814. Mary was born January 19, 1945 in Florence, SC to Ernestine Swinton and the late James Swinton, Sr. She died Sunday, January 12, 2014. Mary was a l963 graduate of Wilson High School and a 1967 graduate of Benedict College. After graduation from Benedict, Mary married Roy K. Jackson, Sr. and this union was blessed with a son, Roy K. Jackson, Jr. Mary was an educator for Philadelphia, PA school system for over 30 years. After retirement she enjoyed traveling. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her son, Roy K. Jackson, Jr. Survivors include her loving husband, Roy K. Jackson, Sr.; her mother, Ernestine Swinton of Philadelphia, PA; a brother, James (Barbara) Swinton, Jr. of King of Prussia , PA; mother-in-law, Alica Jackson of Greenwood, SC; two aunts, Casa Lee Green and Eunice Eaddy both of Florence, SC; a special son whom she raised, Renaldo Green; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorials can be sent to Bruce R. Hawkins Funeral Home. Local announcement by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.