Benda Jackson, 101 of Ridge Drive passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at her home. She was the wife of the late Clarence Jackson. Born in East Providence, she was a daughter of the late Manuel and Louise (Rose) Court. Mrs. Jackson was a hairdresser at Sebastian’s Hair Salon in Providence before she retired. She leaves three daughters, Nancy Goncalves of Seekonk, Frances Fernandes of New York and Linda Jackson of New York, one son, Terrence Jackson of East Providence, one sister, Cecelia Glover of East Providence, seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by thirteen brothers and sisters. Her funeral service and visitation will be held on Friday at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Springvale Cemetery. Please omit flowers.