Pearley “Pearl” Mae Jackson, 65, of Chattanooga, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of Power of Touch Church where she served as a Deaconess. She was preceded in death by her parents, Kellie and Polly Sanders, Sr.; and daughter, Stephanie Higgins. Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Abraham Jackson, Sr; sons, Dexter Higgins, Abraham Jackson, Jr, both of Chattanooga, Delbert Higgins of Minneapolis, MN, and Collins (Andrea) Jackson of Chattanooga; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brothers, Kelley (Delma) Sanders, Jr. of Rossville, GA and Baxter Sanders of Chattanooga; sisters, Sadell (Michael) Gibbs, Lucille Sanders, both of Chattanooga, and Shirley (Dr. Phillip) Shobe of Avon, IN; a host of other relatives and friends. Pearl will lie-in-state on Wednesday at 9 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. Family service will follow at 12 noon in the chapel with Bishop Mark Sandilands as the eulogist. Burial in Chattanooga National Cemetery.