HELEN JOYCE JACKSON DANIEL
Born: January 8th, 1935
Died: September 5th, 2021
Helen Joyce Jackson Daniel, age 86, of Rocky Mount, NC entered into the presence of our Lord on Sunday morning, September 5, 2021 at Cross Road Memory Care Center in Asheboro, NC.
She was born January 8, 1935 in Gladys, Virginia, the youngest daughter to the late Leslie Felix Jackson and Annie Joyce Burns Jackson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Daniel, Sr., son, Rev. J. Layne Daniel, and fourteen brothers and sisters.
She is survived by four sons: Rev. Fred Daniel, Jr and wife, Beth, Rev. Tim Daniel and wife, Karen, Rev. D. Scott Daniel and wife, Katrina, Rev. N. Todd Daniel and wife, Lydia, daughter-in-law, Sharon Daniel, fifteen grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren. A niece/“daughter”, Melissa Anderson, and close friend, Pat Watson are left to cherish her memory along with other nieces, nephews, and extended family.
She loved the Lord and served Him faithfully throughout her life by serving as pianist for many churches beginning at the age of twelve. She also served as pianist and vocalist for countless weddings and funerals. The Lord gifted her as a songwriter and composer resulting in numerous songs that she loved to share. She also loved her family dearly and raised five ordained Baptist ministers. She was an excellent Southern cook and hostess. Helen was also an avid shopper, accomplished seamstress, floral arranger, and flower gardener. In her professional career she worked as both an executive secretary and administrative assistant. She was a woman of many talents, and God abundantly blessed the work of her hands.
A service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 6:00 pm at George Brothers Funeral Service in Greensboro with her sons officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.
Burial will be at the Rocky Mount Memorial Park, 4454 Dortches Boulevard in Rocky Mount, NC on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 11:00 am.
The family wishes to thank the workers at Cross Road Memory Care Center for their kind and loving care of our mother over the past three months.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Helen Daniel to Cross Road Memory Care Center at 1302 Old Cox Road, Asheboro, NC 27205.