Latest News

Gladys Barbour Jackson

Gladys Barbour Jackson, age 91, passed away on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in the chapel of McLaurin Funeral Home with Reverend Darrell Sauls and Reverend Howard Slough officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.

She was a native of Johnston County and a daughter of the late Robert E. Barbour, Sr. and the late Betty Morgan Barbour. She was retired from Beddingfield Drug Store with over 50 years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Jackson; brothers, Swade Y. Barbour, Robert E. Barbour, Jr. and T.G. Barbour; sisters, Virginia B. Pounds and Betty Lou B. Worrells; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Jackson is survived by three sisters-in-law and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 11:00 am prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road, Smithfield, NC 27577.

On line condolences may be made to the family at

Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home.