Anita Gaw

Obituary of Anita Gaw

Anita Gaw, 79, of Ocala, FL, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.


Anita was a devoted loving mother, grandmother, GG, sister, aunt, and friend to so many!


Anita was born in Fall River, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Leo and Laura Joubert.  Anita then relocated to Florida with her first husband James Gaw Sr. and her children back in 1982.  After his death she remarried Richard Jackson and continued residing in Florida around all her family for the rest of her days. 


Anita had a tremendous green thumb and enjoyed gardening, growing, and propagating many types of plants and flowers.  She was very artistic in many ways and even loved to paint.  Her love of her family, grand kids, and her relationship with God was incredibly important to her. Anita would share that love wherever she would go. 


Anita is survived by her daughter, Sandra Gaw and her son, James Gaw Jr.  Anita is also survived by her brother, Ronald Joubert, her sister-n-law Margaret Joubert, her sister Claudette Branco, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. 


Anita will truly be missed but never forgotten by all the lives she touched throughout her journey here on earth!


A celebration of life in memory of Anita Gaw will be held on Thursday, July 1st, 2021@ 6:30 PM at “South Point Church” located at 3401 SE Lake Weir Avenue   Ocala, FL 34471.


In lieu of sending flowers or correspondence to the family use 60 Pecan Pass, Ocala Florida attention to her daughter Sandra Gaw.  If you would like to plant a tree in memory of Anita Gaw, please visit the Tribute Store. 


Arrangements are being handled by Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services 910 SE Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL  34470 (352)-629-7171.  Online Condolences may be expressed at



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