Mary Jackson Research Paper

322 Words2 Pages
Cooking and decorating soothes the soul. For over 50 years Mary Jackson has been warming hearts with her mouthwatering cooking by turning ordinary foods into extraordinary dishes. Mary graduated from James Madison High School and was nominated for Most Beautiful Girl and served on the Journalism Club, English Club, Drama Club, Rifle Team, ROTC and studied Medical Technology at Texas Southern University. Mary’s culinary passion began by baking cookies with her Mother. That passion for cooking was further developed at Dallas Independent School District; where she served 29 years as a culinary supervisor. The children often referred to her as “Momma”, because of her mentoring, encouragement and loving heart. During her tenure, she was recognized with several Budget and Sanitation Awards and acknowledged for…show more content…
Many would also point out she’s a wiz with a needle and thread, making countless costumes and formal attire for her family and friends. We can see her various crafts every Sunday morning during Sunday School Breakfast and other church events. After retiring from DISD Mary began creating culinary delights through her Sunday breakfast ministry at St Mark Missionary Baptist Church. In addition to serving in the Food Ministry, she also taught Vacation Bible School, Adult and Children Sunday School, and orchestrated a community block party for St Mark. An important aspect of Mary’s life is family: her beloved husband, Bobby Jackson has been her sunshine for 27 years whom she enjoys traveling and gardening. If you can’t catch them at home they just may be out fishing. They share four beautiful children, six amazing grandchildren, and one beautiful great grandchild. Mary’s words of wisdom are, “Trust God, he will do it” and her living legacy is feeding the soul with culinary
Open Document