Funeral services for Jimmy L. Jackson, 73, of Pickton will be held at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 12, in the West Oaks Funeral Home chapel with Bro. Mike Haun and Bro. Jack Elliott officiating. Interment will follow at Rosemound Cemetery in Commerce, Texas, with his nephews, Jason Stokley, Jerome Edwards, Joey Satterfield, Jonas Satterfield, Jared Satterfield, and Terry Satterfield serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 prior to service time.
Jimmy passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 9, 1944, in Greenville, Texas, the son of John L. and Tommie Flo Wharton Jackson. He worked for the Dallas Morning News for many years. He was of the Baptist faith. Jimmy was a big fan of the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Cowboys.
He is survived by daughters Jerri Boxx of Paris and Julie Jackson and husband Robert Applegate Sr. of Ore City; brother Jerry A Jackson of Sulphur Springs; sisters Janis Stokley and husband Tom of Pickton, Judy Edwards and husband Dee Wayne of Sulphur Springs, and Jean Caldwell and husband Gerald of Sulphur Springs; and grandchildren Joshua Wortham, Jayda Madrid, Justin Myer, Robert Applegate Jr., and Gaylon Applegate.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Janette Jackson, and grandchildren Jamie Wortham and Eddie Jackson.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 8, 2017