Lillie Benbow Jackson

Celebration of Life Set for Lillie Benbow Jackson

The life of District Missionary Lillie Benbow Jackson will be celebrated on Friday, August 27, and Saturday, August 26, at 88th St. Temple Church of God in Christ, 8825 S. Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. Superintendent Anthony L. Williams, who is the son of Jackson Benbow, is also the host pastor. Her body will lie in state on Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Her homegoing celebration will begin at 11 a.m. All services will take place at 88th St. Temple. Missionary Jackson was well-known in South Los Angeles for her

Lillie Benbow Jackson – An Unsung ‘Shero’ for the Cause of Christ

Inspired by her parents and empowered by God, Lillie Benbow Jackson has blazed a trail of good works throughout South Los Angeles. Her unselfish acts of kindness, most notably illustrated through the weekly food program at 88th Temple Church of God in Christ, led the Women’s Group of Greater Los Angeles County (WGGLA) to recognize Jackson as an “amazing unsung shero” in L.A. WGGLA honored Jackson and 14 others during the group’s “Call for Boldness Celebration” on August 19. The event, which salutes the legacy of Bridget “Biddy” Mason, was held at the Biddy Mason Memorial Park in downtown Los