Laura Lee Jackson was born on December 18, 1927 in Monroe, Louisiana to the proud parents of Jessie Watts and Curtis Jackson. She was the youngest of seven siblings. She had four brothers (Willie, Ernest, Hardy and Newt) and two sisters (Emma and Rosie).
She lived her early years in Monroe were she attended public schools. In 1947 Laura’s father asked her to bring a family member to San Diego, California. When she arrived she loved it so much that she ended up making it her home. She was a loving and devoted mother of five children, four girls and a son of which she lost shortly after birth. Laura professed her faith in Jesus Christ at a young adult age. Later on in life she united with Bethel Baptist Church under the pastorage of the late Dr. C.H. Hampton, where she was an active member for many years. Some years later Laura was blessed to meet Everett Perry. They were united in holy matrimony in 1978 while Everett was hospitalized at a local hospital.
Everett and Laura were married for almost twelve years before his death. Laura was full of life. She loved traveling whenever she could, and loved gardening. Laura developed and had a great relationship with her neighbors and friends. She would always make you feel welcomed whenever you were in her presence.
Laura quietly departed this life on Wednesday May 15, 2019 in her home at the age of ninety-one. She was preceded in death by her husband Everett in 1990.
Laura is survived by her four daughters, Patricia Nash, Velma Moesch, Rhoda Jackson, and Johnette Harris; son-in-law Lewis Harris; grandchildren Latasha Jackson, DeAnna Lapoint, Erica Baquiran, Lamarr Johnson, Nakia Blanson, Rajohna Alexander, DeAndre Richardson, Eugene Nash, Michael Nash, Curtis Nash, Valerie Nash, and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren, relatives, and friends. Her memory will be cherished by all who knew and loved her.