NORLINA — Elizabeth Choplin Jackson, 77, died at her home on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. She was a native of Warren County, born to the late Clemon and Patsy Benson Choplin, and was also preceded in death by her sister, Rose Mary Choplin Norwood.

Mrs. Jackson attended South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church and was retired from Vick’s Grocery. She also worked part-time for her daughter’s business, The Learning Academy, where she worked with pre-K-aged kids. Her family was very important to her and she loved them all very much, and she also loved to go to the beach with her best friend, Connie.

Pastor Mark Richardson will conduct memorial services at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church. Family burial will follow at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Curtis Jackson; her children, Wanda Gaither, Patricia Owen (Jimmy), Ruthanne Stevenson (Russell) and Allen Woodlief (Patricia); her stepson, Tony Jackson; her brother, David Choplin; her grandchildren, James Spence, Kelly Spence, Heather Spence, C.J. Spence, Vanessa Southerland, Calvin Sanford (Ashley), Wes Collier, Christin Collier, Russ Stevenson, Tori Dickerson (Dylan) and Trey Woodlief; and her great-grandchildren, Madison, Jordan, Hudson, Michael, Collin, Abby, Silas and Spencer.

The family will receive friends prior to the service on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton. Online condolences may be made at

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