Ceola Cecilia Ingram

Published 12:00 am Sunday, November 30, 2014

Ceola “Cecilia” Jackson Ingram was born on June 9,
1936 to the late Allen and Virgus Jackson in St. Maurice. The angels came and returned her to Heaven on Nov. 15.
Ceola attended school at Enterprise Elementary in St. Maurice and J. W.Gaines High School in Montgomery.
confessed Christ at an early age. Ceola received the Holy Ghost as she sat on the morning bench during revival at Evergreen Baptist Church of St. Maurice.
Ceola was united in holy matrimony on four occasions, and she was preceded in death
by all.
Ceola joined St. Paul Baptist Church Inc. in 1972, where she served faithfully as a deaconess, worked in the kitchen and was a member in the choir until her death. She loved her church dearly, and most of all, she loved her
Ceola loved spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, church family and her beloved sister Dorothy Johnson. She loved all of her children, but one day the Lord blessed her with a beautiful baby girl, whom she named
Rosie. After having two boys, she didn’t know another boy was hiding behind the girl. So Ceola realized she had a set of twins to raise. And she did just that.
Ceola was full of life and fun. She loved mingling with people. Every time you
would see her, she would greet you with a smile. She didn’t mind sharing her home with a stranger and enjoyed preparing a home-cooked meal for family, friends and strangers alike.
Ceola leaves to cherish her memories four children, CDR
(Ret.) James T. Curry, Jr., USN, and Dean Etta of Memphis, Tenn., Hirraco “Rocky” Price, Rosie Williams Hackett and husband Aaron and Robert “Bob” Williams of Leesville; 22 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; one beloved sister, Dorothy
Johnson and husband Andrew of Leesville; the love of her life, her Aunt Martha Edwards of St. Maurice; niece, Charligtha Johnson; nephews, Allen and Author Williams, Otis McGee and Jerome Johnson; and a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, other
relatives and friends.
Ceola was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Virgus Jackson; sisters, Thelma Jones and Margret Small; and brothers, Leonard Jackson and John Henry Jackson.