Born 10-14-1910 -- Died 12-15-2003
Jessie E. Jackson, 93, son of the late Jess Jackson and Dealie Allen Jackson, was born Oct. 14, 1910, in Day, Ark. He died Dec. 15, 2003, in Calico Rock, Ark. He married Stella Moore Jackson July 2, 1929, and to this union four children were born. During his working years he owned and operated Franklin Pool Hall, hauled milk and was a farmer. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was of the Baptist faith and attended Franklin Baptist Church.
Survivors include two daughters -- Lou Sherrell of Myron, Ark., and Fay Moser of Violet Hill, Ark.; two sons -- Robert Jackson of Horseshoe Bend, Ark., and Lloyd Jackson of Franklin, Ark.; a sister, Idie Ferguson of Myron; 17 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers, two sisters and a grandson, Rocky Gene Sherrell.
The funeral was Dec. 19, at Myron Community Church with Bobby Cannon officiating. Burial was at Godwin Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne.
Pallbearers were Tony Moser, Calvin Jackson, Gary Jackson, Logan Holladay, Larry Rhynes, and Jeremy Jackson.
Honorary pallbearer was Tony Watson.