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“Dear Mr. Jackson, Please accept my condolences for the loss of your wife. Charlie and I were childhood friends. My father, brother and I stayed with...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Scott Blosser

“What can I say Carolyn? I miss already... ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: Karen Benham - Glendora, CA

“Goodbye and may you find peace in the afterlife. You will always be in my heart. Sincere condolences to your husband and beautiful son. They were...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Scott Kennedy - Winder, GA

“I am truly grateful to God for the privilege of knowing and loving Sweet Carolyn. May your Soul and Spirit rest in the Loving Arms of Jesus our Lord....Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Daceta - Marietta, GA - Friend

“I just found out about Carolyn's passing today. I have known her all my life. I have not seen my friend in many years, but we chatted and "poked" a...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Rick Brown - Lanett, AL - Friend

“Praying for and with the family. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Theresa Wright - Douglasville, GA

“My deepest condolences to Carolyn's entire family, and to her many many friends. Carolyn was simply a fabulous person, my memories of her will never...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Eric Morin - Columbia, MD

“We go back a long way Angel girl. You may be gone from our presence on this earth, but you live on in our hearts and memories forever. You touched so...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Wade - LaGrange, GA

“Love you always!! Timmy,Christy,Morgan, Caitlin,Carson and Mason We will miss you dearly!! ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Timothy DuBose & Family - AR

“Tony & Tyler, I extend my deepest sympathy I know that Carolyn loved you both very much. Carolyn, You and I shared many things over the years. You...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Jennifer Alexander - Friend

“I will miss your until we meet again. I love you so much. You were my BFF and I will never ever forget you.I am so glad you don't have to suffer any...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Nancy Dunn - Valley, AL - BFF

“CJ, I will always carry you in my heart and I will always love you til we meet again. Save the last dance for me as I know you are dancing with the...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Nancy Dunn - Valley, AL - BFF

“I miss you like crazy pretty lady. God blessed me when He placed you in my life. I only wish His plan allowed us a bit more time, but I praise Him...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Susan Wilkerson - Douglasville, GA

“When I think of you, I think of the smell of coffee in the morning, long talks (and much laughter) on front porches, crusin' down Interstate 20 with...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Harshfield - Navarre, FL

“My dear sweet sweet Sister Carolyn, I miss you so very much. I dont know how we are supposed to lay you to rest but I know now that it is time. You...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Michele Jackson - Freeport, FL

“You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 29 | Posted by: Mike Hanson - Surprise, AZ

“Carolyn and I considered ourselves brother and sister from our lives being connected from our early childhoods and throughout our adult lives. We...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Kevin,Maureen, Devin, Haley VanWalleghan - AZ

“I love you sis and you will always hold you in my heart. You will be missed beyond measure. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: LISA C MADRUGA - Douglasville, GA

“I will always hold her smile dear in my heart and her son Tyler will always be a part of my life, I will hold him dear and close. I love her and will...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Cathy Blumenthal - Opelika, AL

“Dear Tony, We only met 2 times,but I feel I know you from the struggles you have endured. I know how hard it is to watch the person you love go...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Cheryl Fulghum - West Point, GA

“Prayers are all any of us can offer for you at this time. May God walk you through this. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Anna Hill Dillingham - Lineville, AL

“Dear Tony & Tyler,Our hearts are breaking into a million pieces for y'all tonight. Carolyn was such a wonderful friend to us. I am so grateful for...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Nick, Cherilyn & Clay Hollis - GA

“Carolyn, you showed me how to be a fighter. You told me to do great things and go far in life, and I will. You inspire me, and I love you always... ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: Jessica - Douglasville, GA

“My Prayer's are with Tony and Tyler. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: brenda bryant - douglasville, GA

“I know you are rockin' with the angels, girl. Love you and miss you! ”
25 of 29 | Posted by: Rachel Hunkapiller - Ashland, AL

“My heart is so heavy today. I am so grateful that we spent Sat night together, what a joy it was to go back in time and all the laughter we shared...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Vickie Tapley - Douglasville, GA

“Tony, Tyler and Family, Please know that Greg and I extend our deepest sympathy in your time of grief. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Ann & Greg Wingo - Marietta, GA

“Tony, Tyler & Family, Many memories of your sweet wife, mother & sister from the years we shared in school. Our thoughts & prayers are with you as...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Tammie Sides - Valley, AL

“The staff of Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven extends our sincere symopathy to the family on your loss. ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Phillip Harrington - Douglasville, GA

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Mrs. Carolyn 'Charliemud' Jackson, age 49, of Douglasville, GA passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 after a long courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born September 29, 1963 in Montpelier, OH.

She was preceded in death by her father, James Lee Alderson; mother, Laurel Ann Tesseo Collins; and brother, Ron Alderson.

She is survived by her husband, Tony Ray Jackson; son, Tyler Ray Jackson; brothers, Bob Alderson, Bill Alderson, John Alderson, Matthew Pinnell, and Jimmy Alderson; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, February 1, 2013 from 5-8 PM. The funeral service will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the Rosehaven Chapel with Pastor Kim Brown officiating. Then meet at 3:00 PM Alabama time at Garden Hills Cemetery, Opelika, AL for graveside service and interment.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,

Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246