Shirley Bedford Jackson, Taylor Street, Acworth, Georgia, August 2020.

Born in 1947 to Lorene Rice Worthy and Forrest Bedford, Jr., Shirley Bedford Jackson attended the Roberts School and Lemon Street High School. She worked as a cook at Dobbins Air Force Base, a spinner at Coats and Clark Thread Mill, and windows department supervisor at Stock Builders. Jackson has four sons, Cedric, Gregory, Gary, and Reginald, 18 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. She lives on Taylor Street in Acworth.

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