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JACKSON, VIRGINIA K. "GINNY," 78
JACKSON, VIRGINIA K. "GINNY," 78, of Westminster, S.C., after a courageous, three-year battle with colon cancer, passed away at her home on December 30, with her sister Shari, her daughters, Kelly and Tracey, and her son-in-law, Norman, at her side. Ginny, the daughter of C. Clarence "Bill" and Stella Waldo, was born in Randolph and went to school there, graduating from Randolph High School in 1952. After graduating from Albany Business College, Ginny moved to Florida where she lived until 2007, when she moved to Westminster, "around the corner" from her sister Shari. She lived for many years in Miami, where she became a dedicated fan of the Miami Dolphins and University of Miami Hurricanes. Ginny was an ardent sports fan, following the Boston Red Sox and Celtics, and cheering mightily against the Dallas Cowboys. For many years, she and her sisters visited Boston and Fenway Park annually. One high point of her later years was a last visit to Fenway Park, where she and Shari sat atop the Green Monster, enjoyed the catered refreshments and had their photo taken with the two World Championship trophies. Ginny was also a dedicated animal lover, providing a home for numerous cats and feeding and being entertained by her backyard menagerie in Westminster. Ginny is survived by her daughter Kelly Jackson, of Westminster, N.C., and daughter and son-in-law Tracey and Norman DesRosiers, of Rocky Face, Ga.; three grandchildren; her sisters, Shari Lyn Waldo, of Westminster, N.C. and Nonie Waldo, of Quechee; several nephews; an "unofficial" brother-in-law, Gerald Meiser; many cousins, including her special cousin and "third sister," Melanie Hook. A graveside service will be held in the summer at East Randolph Cemetery.
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