Who Was Our Mother?
Vera Lee Jackson Crocker Logan Winkfield was a woman who was as mighty as her name. Following a near death experience as a young child, Vera was propelled into a life of selflessness and countless charitable acts. Vera had an unforgettable impact on anyone she encountered, we thank God he blessed us with her life. Vera gave from her heart with a loving spirit and never missed an opportunity to make a family member or friend feel special. Vera treated everyone equally and instilled that in her family. She believed that anyone, no matter their background, could be a test from God; so she treated them as such.
Mrs. Vera Logan Winkfield was born on March 14, 1934 in Cleveland County, NC to the late Thomas and Addie Bell Jackson. Vera transitioned to her heavenly home on Thursday May 7, 2020 at her residence in Grover, NC.
Vera was a graduate of Compact High School. She was a faithful member of Long Branch Baptist Church, Grover NC. She retired from Kings Mountain District Schools where she was employed at Grover Elementary school as Head-start teacher. She was a leader of the 4-H Club and participated in the Home Demonstration club and the Mary Bell Circle.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters; Lunetta Abrams, Burleene Bullock, Leatha Jenkins and Mattie Lamb; brothers, James Bell “J.B.” Jackson, Wade Jackson and Samuel Jackson. She has one surviving sister Christa Norment of Silver Spring, MD.
She leaves her loving memory to be cherished by her 6 children: Deborah Crocker Johnson of Silver Spring, MD, Addieleen “Deanie” Crocker of Grover, NC, Fonda Logan of Kings Mountain, NC, Grace Logan Perkins of Grover, NC, and Charlotte Logan of Greensboro, NC. And one son, Emory Marshall “Rock” Logan Jr. (wife, Trudy) of Colleyville, Texas. In addition, she has 14 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and numerous lifetime friends with special emphasis on two lifelong friends: Ms. Ernestine Hamrick and Rev. Rebecca Bell.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday May 13, 2020 at 11:30 A.M. at Genesis Funeral Services & Chapel in the Otis Mobley Memorial Chapel. Visitation 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial : Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.
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