Dorothea Jackson, 81, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Rome Health. Born in New York City on December 28, 1940, she was a daughter of the late John and Ruth (Owens) Webb.
Dorothea worked in Rome for Community Action for many years. Previously, she ran a daycare out of her home to help military families and she also worked at Rome Nursing Home.
She was a member of the Mount Calvary Baptist Church and taught Sunday School there for many years.
She is survived by three daughters, Doreena Wimberly, Dawn Wimberly and Ruth Morgan (Reuben); two sons, Vallel Jackson and Michael Jackson (Shelly); and eighteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Valerie; two grandsons, Donald and Tyrone; great-grandchild, Ta’Shya; and great-great-grandchild, Xavier.
A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 15th at 10:00 a.m. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 203 Erie Blvd E., Rome NY 13440. There are no calling hours.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome NY 13440.