Frances Benton Jackson
March 5, 1942 – February 3, 2023
Frances Benton “Fran” Jackson, 80, of Owings passed away February 3, 2023. She was born March 5, 1942, in Savannah, GA, to John and Lula (Mixon) Benton. Fran grew up in Charleston, SC, and married Hugh Stanley Jackson, Jr., on May 8, 1960. They moved to Calvert County shortly after getting married. Fran worked in the accounting department with Prince George’s County Government for many years. Fran was a longtime member of Mt. Harmony-Lower Marlboro United Methodist Church where she often volunteered with the church yard sale and other church functions. Fran loved spending time with her family, and she and Hugh were inseparable. Together they enjoyed camping, crabbing, fishing, traveling to South Carolina to see family, and country dancing. Fran also loved arts and crafts and their beloved Shih Tzu, Huey.
Fran was preceded in death by her husband Hugh in March of 2022 and her sister Betty Denham in 2009. She is survived by her sons Hugh Jackson III of Huntingtown and John Jackson and his partner Julie Linkins of Lower Marlboro; grandchildren Holly Ensey and her husband Sean, Jenny Freed and her husband Billy, and Hugh Jackson IV; great-granddaughter Ivy Ensey; sister Ruby Thacher; and sister-in-law Carolyn Jackson.
Monday, February 13, 2023