ackson, Mary Ester, 77, of Chester, was called home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 29, 2018. She was preceded in death by her parents, Beatrice Smith and Isaac A. Smith; three sisters, Mildred Brown, Cora N. Daniels, and Hilda Smith-Isley; and brother Isaac M. Smith. Mrs. Jackson leaves to cherish her memory, daughter Marsha G. Smith; sons Kevin Jackson and Dennard L. Jackson (Bridgette); granddaughter Natalie M. Anderson; sister Catherine Smith; brother Al T. Smith; devoted friend, Evelyn Washington; three sisters-in-laws; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January 4 at Affinity Funeral Service. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 5 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Maury Cemetery.