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Magnolia “Maggie” Jackson, 69, wife of Samuel Jackson Jr., died Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born on Dec. 13, 1950, in Midway, she was the daughter of the late Georgia Mae Long and stepdaughter of the late Taylor Long. She was a 1969 graduate of Woodford County High School and worked for 32 years at Texas Instrument, where she was a quality QC inspector, operator and supervisor on the third shift. She was an active member of Saint Matthew A.M.E. Church in Midway, where she served on the usher board and missionary facility. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, William Lee Robertson, Versailles; and Robert Earl Robertson Jr., Frankfort; two grandchildren, Jeston Howard and Hailee Mae Robertson; an aunt, Helen Washington; and two sister-in-laws, Francis Johnson and Virginia Howard. In addition to her mother and stepfather, she was preceded in death by a sister, Cecila Mae Long. Services were held Friday, Feb. 14, at St. Matthew A.M.E. Church in Midway. Interment followed in Midway Cemetery. Pallbearers were A.J. Chase, George Higgins, Richard Wayne Middleton, Doug Smith, Ken Moore and Norris Ingles. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Joe Watson, J.R. Guy, Kent Raglin, A.L. Kennendy, Johnny Johnson and Greg Bush. Arrangements were entrusted to Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home.

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