CHALK MOUNTAIN - Zoritta Evelyn Jackson, born Feb. 20, 1921 in Chalk Mountain, Texas, to parents William and Viola (Surles) Jackson, passed away in Stephenville, Texas on Feb. 28, 2019 at age 98.   

Zoritta also known as “Zottie” to family and friends, loved spending her time quilting, reading, studying her Bible, and checking on the cows with Jared and Jeff.  Zottie graduated Stephenville High School and was a resident of Chalk Mountain for 98 years, a Texas Business owner for 62 years, the VFW Auxiliary Secretary for the Iredell VFW for 40 years, and the Plainview Baptist Church Treasure for 75 years.   

Preceding Zoritta in death were her parents, husband Climmon E. Jackson, and 12 brothers and sisters. 

Surviving Zottie are son Dwayne E. Jackson and wife Rose Ann, daughter Juaneze Westmorland and husband Gary, grandchildren, Jared Jackson, Jeff Jackson and wife Lauren, Kenny Westmoreland and wife Kim, Bradley Westmoreland and wife Anne, Gina Westmoreland and husband Dan, and Jevon Westmorland. 

Also surviving Zottie are brothers Wade Anderson and Hack Anderson, and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and a host extended family and friends. 

Graveside services directed by Harvest Hills Funeral Home, 2 p.m., March 5, 2019 at Chalk Mountain Cemetery with Dave Anderson and Jo Gaither officiating.