Leotis C. Jackson, 91 of Birmingham, Alabama, departed this life on Thursday, April 23, 2020 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Leotis was born November 11, 1928 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was the youngest of three daughters born to Addie Bell (Weems) and John Otis Christian of Bullock County, Union Springs, Alabama.
Leotis pursued a lifetime career as an educator and retired from that profession in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a devoted catholic and dedicated member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Birmingham. She was an undergraduate of Miles College and a graduate of The University of Alabama in Birmingham Graduate School and a proud member of the Birmingham Grand Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Leotis was the widow of John Jackson, her eternal partner; they were married October 15, 1949. She was preceded in death by her husband, beloved son, Adrian Bruce Jackson and sister, Cleopatra (Polly) Kimble. She is survived by her granddaughter, Andrea N. Jackson of Indianapolis and sister, Ida B. Culpepper. She will be missed by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held in Birmingham, Alabama at a later date to commemorate her beautiful life of 91 years.