Genieve Cheek Jackson went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.


Genieve was a native of Moore County, born December 3, 1939 to the late Lonnie and Evelyn Phillips Cheek.  She was a graduate of Elise High School, Class of 1957. She worked in various textile mills and retired as a restaurant owner.  After retirement she was happy to be able to care for her two grandsons, that she loved so much!  She was an excellent cook.  Sunday dinners will never be the same again. Those who knew kindhearted Genieve, knew how generous she was with her time and resources for friends, family and those in need.  She was truly an animal lover, caring for her pets that included chickens, cats, her dog and sidekick, Bella. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, William Marvin Jackson.


Genieve is survived by son: Randy Jackson and Lisa Jarrett; daughter: Janet Jackson Brown and Melody Moore; grandchildren: Seth Brown, Jace Brown, Jennifer Jackson, Emily Chrsicoe; great granddaughters: Willow and River; sister: Mary Ann Poe; brother: Danny Cheek; extended family and friends.


Graveside services will be 11:00 AM, Monday, June 14, 2021 at Pine Rest Cemetery, with the Reverend Darrell Williams officiating. 


In lieu of flowers, calls or cards are appreciated @12375 NC 24/27 Hwy, Carthage, NC 28327.


The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff at FirstHealth of the Carolinas for the wonderful care given to Mrs. Jackson.


Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Jackson Family.


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  1. My sincere Sympathy to all the family of Genieve! Always a friend, always a beautiful soul with a smile for all who knew her! Especially to Jan, you had a wonderful Mother and I know how hard this is! Praying for comfort during this time!

  2. Such a privilege to have had the opportunity to know this sweet lady. She always made your day a bit brighter by her presence. Our heartfelt condolences to Randy and Janet!

  3. A lovely person… prayers to the family ….I always enjoyed visiting at her home along with Aunt Maxine on Sunday afternoon

  4. This lady was one of the best I was raised on 24/27 about 1 mile from her. in 1965 I can remember her first Ford car. She really tore up the highway driving and loved it. She was always friendly and Christian to every one. She was very supportive when my mother Ella Garner died. Sincere sympathy to her family. Bradie Taylor Carthage NC

  5. Such a loving and caring soul…she was loved and will be missed….prayers for her family….May you Rest In Peace Mrs. Genieve ❤️

  6. Genieve was my neighbor many years. She was a kind and Christian lady. She liked okra and I remember sending her some to which she send me a homemade bowl she had made. I thought very highly of her. Condolences to the family. Jean Boone Eagle Springs NC

  7. So sorry for your loss 💔. Ms. Genieve was a sweet and caring lady who loved her family dearly. She will be greatly missed here on Earth but I know she’s having a wonderful reunion in Heaven. Love and prayers to the family.

  8. We wish to send our thoughts and prayers for Genieve’s family.
    Genieve was such a precious, and thoughtful friend, and
    such a precious Lady. My heart is broken for the family.
    The Good Lord has taken her home and she will suffer no more pain of any kind.
    She and Brother, are together again, and walking the streets of Gold. together.
    Sending Love and Prayers for comfort during this time of sadness.

  9. I’m sorry for everyone’s loss, JJ, you have an amazing and strong mother!! Prayers for you all!! Love ya

  10. Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Mrs. Jackson. She was a kind , guiet and peaceful lady always with a smile. She and Mr. Jackson were friends to my dad. She will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

  11. Genieve was the kind of person that surrounded all those she came in contact with her special sincerity and kindness. She was a blessing to everyone. I pray God’s love and comfort to engulf Jan, Randy and all the family. May they find comfort in their precious memories during this difficult time.

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