Ambrosia Boone Jackson, transitioned from this life at the beautiful age 96, she was born and raised in North Akron. She was called home to her heavenly father on Friday, June 19, 2020 (Juneteenth). Surrounded by her loving daughter and family in Columbus, Ohio.
She was born March 4, 1924 to the late Dennis Sr. and Leola Boone in Akron, Ohio. The 3rd of 10 children, Ambrosia was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church. She was a loving mom at a young age as she helped take care of and raise her younger siblings so that her Father & Mother could work to provide for the family. This prepared her to be a great mother, a loving grandmother and a loving and nurturing great grandmother!!! In 1953 Ambrosia started working at the Goodwill industry, where she was a Seamstress and a Textile worker she retired in 1988 with 35 years of service. In 1958 she moved into Elizabeth Park homes where she resided until 1994. Ambrosia enjoyed catching the Metro bus or scat early on Saturday mornings to go shopping, at Arlington Plaza and Chapel Hill Mall that was her weekly ritual. She also enjoyed puzzles, various card games (Skip-Bo was her favorite), listening to music, watching Soap Operas and talking to her sister Isabella on the phone. She had a passion for knick-knacks and baby dolls.
She is preceded in death by her late husband, John Jackson of 13 years; sisters, Mary (Charles) Simmons-Williams, Eunice (Willie) Knight Sr., and Isabella Boone; brothers, Rufus Boone, Herbert (Ferroline) Boone, Dennis Boone Jr. and Walter Boone; special nieces, Debbie and Sherry Boone.
She leaves to cherish and celebrate her life; loving daughter, Carol Boone; brothers, James Aleem and Ralph (Doris) Boone; grandsons, Richard Boone and David Cohen Jr.; granddaughters, Remonda and Darlicia Boone; great grandchildren, Patreea Boone and Sapreea Boone English, Brittany Averitt, Naomi Boone Blake, LaShara Boone Easter, Richard Jr. and Tanee’ Boone, Dominic Scott, Rishee’ Boone, Demetrius Dixon Jr., Daelyn McGinnis, DarQuan and Darkya Dixon, Jahleel Aleem Hafeez-Bey, Khaleel Kareem Hafeez-Bey, Ethan Boone Walker; great great grandchildren, Kaniya Boone, Kashmir English, TyQwon Pankney, Saniya Buck, Keyah Kuzmik, Daryous Pankney, DeZhay Townsend, King McCant, Kodi Warren, and Kiro Davis; special son-in-law, David Cohen Sr.; special daughters, Audrey Taylor and Norma Scott and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.