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Services for Fannie Mae Jackson, a homemaker, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Jordan Grove Baptist Church, 1264 Kensington Ave. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, Cheektowaga.

Mrs. Jackson, 70, died Tuesday (Sept. 19, 2000) in Erie County Medical Center after a long illness.

One of 16 children, the former Fannie Mae Ballard was a native of Birmingham, Ala., where she attended local schools.

She and her husband, John, were married in 1947. He died in 1987.

Mrs. Jackson lived in Logan, W.Va., for 21 years before relocating to Buffalo in 1968. She was a member of Jefferson Avenue Community Church.

She is survived by five daughters, Peggy Barnes, Carolyn, Anna, Teresa and Yvonne; four sons, John Jr., David, Robert and Michael Ray; four sisters, Shirley Turner of Atlantic City, N.J., Diane Robinson, Margie Early and Emma Pierce; three brothers, Willie Sims of Cleveland, Thomas DeJarnette of Columbus, Ohio, and Michael DeJarnette; 21 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

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