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Carol M. Jackson

January 8, 2022

Carol M. JacksonCarol M. Jackson, 77, of Clayton passed away Monday morning, February 28, 2022, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Carol was born in Ludlow, MA April 19, 1944, daughter of the late Cleophus J. and Ruth M. O'Neill Yandow. The family moved to the Clayton area and she attended Clayton schools. On December 16, 1961 she married Frederick E. Jackson at the Clayton United Methodist Church with Rev. Russell E. Little officiating.

She worked at Depauville Elementary School, in the cafeteria at Clayton High School, owned and operated the Depauville Hotel for five years and had also owned and operated Fast Freddie's Chicken Coop, and was in charge of desk operations at the C-Way Motel. Carol retired as a civilian employee for NYS Department of Corrections, working in Gouverneur and retiring from Cape Vincent Correctional Facility.

Carol was active with the Depauville Cub Scouts and Fireman's Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, flower gardening and yard work, bird watching, and especially cooking.

Along with her husband Fred, she is survived by her three children, Scott (Suzanne) Jackson, Clayton, Frederick (Lynda) Jackson, Jr., Chaumont, and Pamela (Loren) Hall, Clayton; six grandchildren, Mindy, Loren, and Eli Hall, Heather Renee Jackson, and the twins Madison and Jurnee Jackson; four great-grandchildren; two siblings, James Yandow, Carthage and Barbara Garnsey, Watertown; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with her parents, Carol was predeceased by two granddaughters, and two sisters and their husbands, Joyce C. and John Cornaire and Elizabeth L. and Art Grandee.

Services will be held at her family's convenience. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton and online condolences to Carol's family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers donations in her name may be made to your local Autism charity or to Depauville Fire Department.


#11 Myrle nd Beth Bauer 2022-03-12 22:49
Fred and Linda-sorry for your loss. It certainly shakes the branches of your family tree. Thoughts and prayers.
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#10 Laura Reff 2022-03-12 11:13
I’m so sorry for your loss. Carol was such a great person. I always enjoyed visiting with her ❤️
All of you will be in my heart and prayers.
Sincerely Laura Reff
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#9 Stanford Brill 2022-03-05 08:51
Sorry to hear this news, Prayers for all of you, I always had lunch at the Hotel when i was working at Days Precast, the best lunch always and her and Fred were great host, God speed Carol.
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#8 Jim Dvornski 2022-03-04 17:11
My dear friend and family, so sorry to hear about the loss of Carol. Always enjoyed my time with you guys, you've been a pleasure to know, and I'm hoping and praying I can come up in summer. Would love to hear the sound of the mower co.ing down the path! May God give you the strength to carry on, all my love and prayers jimmy d
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#7 Caryl Mallette 2022-03-04 08:38
Fred and family: I am sorry to read about Carol. Thinking of all of you. God Bless
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#6 Amy Black 2022-03-03 10:22
I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Carol was a gem and she will be missed. May your memories bring you comfort and help you thru this trying time.
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#5 Randy & Cheri Shaw 2022-03-02 15:22
We are so very sorry to hear of your loss.
Carol was such a great lady who will definitely be missed. We always enjoyed the many times we got to chat and laugh either at the “Coop” or at your home.
May all your wonderful memories help you through this very sad time.
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#4 john chalk 2022-03-02 15:13
barb and i are very sorry for your loss
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#3 Hal&Sindy Matthews 2022-03-02 14:04
It was with great sadness to hear of Carol’s passing. To Fred and the entire Jackson family Sindy and I send our deepest condolences. May she Rest In Peace. Hal and Sindy
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#2 Heather phillips 2022-03-02 12:14
so very sorry for the loss of your mom,may she rest in peace .Gary & Heather
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