Sunday, October 9, 2011
MR. ERNEST LEE JACKSON, age 80, of Harrisburg Road (Teloga Community) Summerville, Georgia passed away Saturday , October 8, 2011, evening at his residence. He was born in Chattooga County, Georgia on February 27, 1931, a son of the late Rufus and Velma Simmons Jackson. Mr. Jackson was retired from the U.S. Air Force after 21 years serving during Korea and Viet Nam and retired from Roper Corporation after 21 plus years of service. He was a member of the Beersheba Presbyterian Church, and was preceded in death by his wife the late Joyce Elaine Jackson on July 1, 2011. Surviving are daughters & sons-in law-Christy and Danny Blackwell and Elaine & Richard Stowe all of Summerville; son & daughter-in-law-Jerry & Sue Jackson of Lander, Wy.; grandchildren-Justin Stowe, Morgan Stowe, and Adam Blackwell; great grandchildren-Jaxon Stowe, Claire Stowe, Peyton Stanton, and Blayke Stanton; sister-Maybell Broyles of Summerville; brother-Gene Jackson of Rossville; several Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins also survive.. Funeral services will be held Monday, October 10th, at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Biddle officiating, interment in Greenhills Memory Garden, with military honors by American Legion Shanklin-Attaway Post #5. Active Pallbearers-Richard Stowe, Danny Blackwell, Justin Stowe, Morgan Stowe, Adam Blackwell, and Daniel Terrell. Visitation will be Monday from 1 until 2 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.