On Friday evening, March 1, 2019, God called Earline, and she answered, from all her pain and suffering to eternal peace and joy. Earline “Mute” Hamer Jackson was born to William Taft and Robena Ford Hamer on May 11, 1936 in Lake View SC. She was the third child of ten siblings, eight girls and two boys. She was educated and graduated from Columbus High School in 1954. Earline was married to the late Homer Jackson from this union two sons were born.
At an early age, Earline accepted Christ and joined Little Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She was baptized by the late J.W. Bristal. She was a member of the usher board at Mt. Zion, until she located to New York; where she joined Cannan Baptist Church under the leadership of the Late Dr. White T. Walker. She remain a member until she relocated back home in 1998, and renewed her fellowship back to Little Mt. Zion. She became a member of the Missionary Board. She remained a faithful member until her health failed.
Earline was a people person. She had and made many friends here at home and in New York. If you wanted to see anybody from Lake View in New York, you only had to visit Earline’s home. Everybody there would be having so much fun. Her hobbies was growing beautiful flowers and decorating her home.
Earline “Mute” Hamer Jackson will be missed by her family and friends. “Gennie” “Mute” “Gingerbread’ we love you, but God loved you best. So put on your crown and tell God your story of how you made it over.
Her memories will be cherished by her daughters, Donna Jackson of Swainboro Georgia and Pamela (Paul) Spalding of New Brunswick, New Jersey; her goddaughter, Tonette McGill of Lake View, SC; four grandchildren: Taft Christopher Hamer, Jr, Jarmar Hamer, Kaller Maer all of New York, Cory Hamer of Charleston, SC; four sisters: Luzetta Porter and Willie Mae Hamer of Philadelphia, PA, Gracie Weaver of Wilson, NC, Betty Nichols of Lake View, SC; two brothers Lenae Hamer of Bronx ,NY and William (Verna) Nance of Nichols, SC, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.