Carolyn Braxton Jackson, AKA “Honey”, 77, of Pinehurst Heights, Hot Springs, Virginia passed away Tuesday, March 07, 2023, at Augusta Health Center in Fishersville, Virginia.

She was born May 15, 1945, in Bath County, Virginia, the daughter of the late Beverly Leon Braxton and Pattie Bedora Jackson Braxton.

As a young woman she developed her cooking skills in not only feeding her family of 7 but the neighborhood of cousins and friends. She developed these skills and furthered a career in cooking for a host of private families.

She also loved researching biblical stories and expounded on the topic as speaker in her home church, Piney Grove Baptist.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

She was married to the late Arnold N. Jackson, her husband of 29 years, whom she married on November 29, 1964.

She is survived by her children, Cindy (Harry) Scott of Richmond, Virginia, Kimberly Murphy of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Gerald of Hot Springs, Douglas (Courtney) of Blacksburg, Virginia, Christopher (LaShanda) of Rocky Mount, Virginia; 7 grandchildren, 7 grandchildren, Tyrone, Atlee, Shané, Caroline, Jade, Kariyia and Krysteena; 3 great grandchildren, Ayla, Jaxen, Oaklynn; a brother in law, Donald Mack; sisters-in-law, Gloria Braxton, Yvonne Lawrence, and Hazel Braxton; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Arnold Jr., 1 sister, Phyllis Mack, 3 brothers, Charles, Roger, and Beverly Braxton, and 1 son-in-law Rensy Murphy.

A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Saturday, March 11, 2023, at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home with Bishop Tony Butler officiating. Interment will be in Pinehurst Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be friends at the service.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 329, Hot Springs, VA 24445.




  1. So sorry for your loss. Your mom was a special lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God be with you all.

    • She was a wonderful person I bet her when I lived there in hotsrings VA

    • Deepest sympathy for the family

  2. my prayers are with you

    • I’m so sorry to hear about this. I loved Carolyn. Prayers for her family ♥️

  3. So sorry for loss. Your Family are in our prayers. May God give you peace & comfort.
    Frankie & Tammy Hicklin.

  4. So sorry for your loss, Honey was a good friend of mine, she will be missed. Praying for the family.

  5. So very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a blessing and I’m grateful to have known her. Gerald, as your friend in school, I never forgot about you. I am praying for you and your family. God Bless and Hold each one of you so very close.

    • I will miss Honey sitting in her pew at church all wrapped up saying it was cold in church. After church she would so proudly show me pictures of her grandchildren. She fixed the one and only bologna burger that I have ever eaten. She and I share a love for angels and cats. My prayer is for God’s grace and mercy will see the family through the next days and weeks.

  6. Sending Hugs and Prayers she was a sweet lady so sorry for your loss

  7. God Bless Cousin Carolyn. She was a wonderful person who lived a wonderful life! Praying for you to have a blessed journey home.

  8. Shirley and I wish to extend our condolences to the family. Carolyn was a dear friend and a faithful member.We pray Gods Blessings and comfort.

  9. Prayers for the family. I loved working with Carolyn. She was fun to work with.

  10. I was sadden by the passing of Carolyn Jackson. My condolences to the family. God be with you.

  11. You have our hearts and are in are in our prayers ❤️
    Rev Dr and Mrs. Vernon Pettus

  12. My heart goes out to you all at this difficult time. I remember Ms. Jackson always sharing her contagious smile. You will be in my thought and prayers.

  13. Thinking of you all with the loss of your mother. I always enjoyed talking with her. She was always so pleasant and wearing her contagious smile. She would talk about you all and was so, proud of you. Keeping you all in prayers.


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