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Lila Ellen Smith

Lila Ellen Smith

Female 1918 - 2013  (95 years)

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  • Name Lila Ellen Smith 
    Nickname Eileen 
    AltBirth 1918  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 13 Feb 1918  Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Misc May 2013  [2
    predeceased by granddaughter, Amanda; grandson, George; and great grandson, Zachery 
    Died 6 May 2013  Upper Nappan, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 7 May 2013  Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Campbell Funeral Home 

    • Obituary

      Eileen Jackson age 95, of Amherst and formerly of Nappan where she resided for 32 years passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2013 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan, surrounded by her loving family.
      Born February 13, 1918 in Amherst Head, NS, Eileen was a daughter of the late Earl and Emily (Beharrell) Smith.
      Eileen grew up on a farm, where she developed a lifelong love of horses and enjoyed listening and playing old time music and was crowned the Queen of Dick’s Jamboree.
      She began her career at Letcher’s Hotel, Cumberland Hotel and later for George Chapman Electrical Plumbing and Heating.
      In her spare time she loved knitting and especially spending time with her family.
      She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Brenda White, Amherst, Judy (Bliss) Baker, Amherst, Jocelyn Jackson, Moncton, NB, Patsy (Garth) Gates, Truro, NS, Starr Jackson (Shaun), Amherst and Wanda Jackson, Moncton, NB; sons, Mayhue (Ruby) Grand Cache AB, Carmen (Jean),Amherst, Bruce (Cindy), Galatia, IL, Johnny (Diane), Amherst and Brian (Gwen), Fenwick; her special granddaughter, whom she raised, Jaime (Bryce) Payne, Amherst; many grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.
      Eileen was predeceased by her husband, Alfred Henry; son, Sandford, and daughter, Gwendalyn Jackson; granddaughter, Amanda; grandson, George; and great grandson, Zachery.
      Cremation has taken place.
      A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church St., Amherst (667-9906). Funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. from First Baptist Church, Amherst with Rev. Carolyn MacLeod officiating. Reception will follow. Interment will take place in the Head of Amherst Cemetery.
      In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Eileen’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, IWK or charity of your choice.
      Online condolences and sharing of memories may be forwarded via: www.campbellsamherst.ca
    Buried 8 May 2013  Amherst Head Cemetery, Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I31220  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 7 May 2013 

    Family Alfred Henry Jackson,   b. 18 Mar 1914, Lorneville, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1994, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Y  [1, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Sanford Weldon Jackson,   b. 9 Nov 1935, Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 2003  (Age 67 years)
     2. Mayhew Alfred Norman Jackson
     3. Brenda Emilie Elouise Jackson
     4. Carman Jackson
     5. Bruce Earl Jackson
     6. Gwenda Shianne Jackson,   b. 19 Jul 1948,   d. 13 Dec 1960  (Age 12 years)
     7. John Donald Jackson,   b. 26 May 1950,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Judy Jackson
     9. Brian George Jackson
     10. Jocelyn Jennie Eileen Jackson
     11. Patricia Ann Jackson
     12. Starr Norma Jean Jackson
     13. Wanda Dorothy Marie Jackson
    Family ID F10499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAltBirth - 1918 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Campbell Funeral Home - 7 May 2013 - Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Eileen Smith (1918-2013)
    Eileen Smith (1918-2013)
    Eileen Smith ( 1918 - 2013 ) married Alfred Henry Jackson ( 1914 - 1994 ), son of George W Jackson ( 1892 - 1948 ) and Ellen Amelia Feltham ( 1891 - 1970 ).

  • Sources 
    1. [S794] Info: Gerry Mattinson, posting to NSCumber 20 Aug 2010.

    2. [S695] Obituaries: General, Eileen Jackson, Campbell Funeral Home ,http://campbellsamherst.sharingmemories.ca/siteContent/memorial.html?personId=237247&source=memlist>, Amherst, NS, viewed 7 May 2013.

    3. [S870] Family: Fields Genealogy.

    4. [S695] Obituaries: General, Alfred Jackson, Halifax Chronicle Herald, 14 Oct 1994.


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