Jackie Hightower, age 60, of Malakoff, closed her eyes July 12, 2018 and opened them in heaven. Jackie was born May 9, 1958 in Malakoff, to Porter Givens and Claudia Robinson Givens. Jackie was well known in Malakoff as the best cook ever. When Jackie Hightower she was cooking, the café would be busy at lunch. She is preceded in death by her parents Porter and Claudia Givens, brothers Leslie Givens, Leonard Givens, and sister Claudette “Sue” Hall. She is survived by her soulmate George E. Hightower, children Tarsha Hightower and George M. Hightower, sisters Tracey Givens Thomas, Lisa Givens Barron, Dianna Houston, and brothers Phillip Givens, Sr., Michael Givens, and Rodney Givens. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 20 at Huckabee- Tomlinson Funeral Home in Malakoff. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday July 21, at First Baptist Church, 220 W. Mitcham Street in Malakoff, with Floyd Thomas, Jr. offi ciating. Interment will follow at Steen Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Marcus Hornbuckle, Kendrick Hornbuckle, Ira Mitchell, Billy Williams, Freddie Paul and Cory Barron, Sr.