John Jackson obituary

John Telmus Jackson, 85, of New Albany, died Monday, Feb. 20, 2012 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. 


He was born Oct. 8, 1926 in Earl, Ark. to the late Jenus Jackson and Pearl Hall Jackson.  He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army.  He was a retired employee of Mohasco.  He was a member of the Glenfield Baptist Church.
Services were at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at United Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Lowery officiating.  Interment was in the Glenfield Memorial Park.  United Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by two brothers Haywood Jackson (Jamie), and Shirley Jackson both of Aurora, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ethel Cleveland Jackson, a daughter Kay Windham, a son Johnny Jackson, and three brothers Gene Jackson, Jackie Jackson, and Jimmy Jackson.
Visitation was from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
In honor of Mr. Jackson, United Funeral Service, Inc. will fly the flag of the United States Army at the funeral home during visitation and service.    
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