Elene Drawdy Rowell Jackson, 78, of Vidalia, formerly of Hazlehurst, died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Mrs. Elene was born August 6, 1935 to the late Albert E. Drawdy and the late Lettie Harden Drawdy.
She was formerly employed by Hazlehurst Mills and a member of Vidalia Church of God. She is preceded in death by her son, Keith Rowell.
Survivors include her husband, Paul Jackson of Vidalia; a son, Michael Rowell of Graham; step-daughter, Julie Hopkin of Vidalia and Juanita Fair of Charleston, S.C.; step-son, Mark Jackson of Denver, CO; two grandsons, Brandon Rowell and Trent Rowell of Hazlehurst.
Funeral Services were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon, April 27, 2014 in the chapel of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home with the Rev. William Vanzant officiating. Interment followed in Hazlehurst City Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Kenneth Drawdy, Leon Hutcheson, Bobby Driggers, Dean Vollman, Stewart Nencioni and Brandon Rowell.
Wainright-Parlor was in charge of all arrangements.