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County official

Lois Thigpen Jackson, American former county official. Certified tax preparer Internal Revenue Service.

Background

Jackson, Lois Thigpen was born on May 28, 1935 in Bailey, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of George Washington and Lillie B. (Temple) Thigpen.

Education

Graduate, Hradbarger Business School, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1956. Student, Carson-Newman College, Walters State Community College.

Career

With Wachovia Bank & Trust Company, Raleigh, 1953—1956. Executive secretary North Carolina Dairy Products Association, Inc., 1956—1957. Legal secretary Daniel & Daniel, Rutledge, Tennessee, 1957—1969.

Clerk and master Grainger County Chancery Court, 1969—1987. Vice-chair Grainger County Vocational Advisory Committee, 1983—1985. Chairman, 1986—1987.

Achievements

  • Certified tax preparer Internal Revenue Service.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

Views

It is good for Christians with differing approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue through how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Chair Grainger County Council on Aging, since 1980, Grainger County Republican Women, since 1970. Secretary Grainger County Republican party, since 1970. Volunteer Ridgeview Terrace Nursing Home, 1980—1987.

Member advisory council Walters State Community College Foundation, 1970—1983. Chair Grainger County Heart Association, Grainger County Cancer Drive. Member of State Court Clerks Association, Tennessee County Officials Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sewing, interior decorating, gardening, catering.

Connections

Married Osco Kermit Jackson, September 21, 1957. 1 child Elsie Yvonne.

father:
George Washington Thigpen

mother:
Lillie B. (Temple) Thigpen

spouse:
Osco Kermit Jackson

child:
Elsie Yvonne Jackson