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James C. Jackson Sr., 84, went to be with our Lord Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Decatur. The funeral was held last Saturday at First Baptist Church in Bridgeport with burial in East Bridgeport Cemetery. Dr. Craig Erb officiated.
Pallbearers included Blake Jackson, Heath Turner, Cody Romines, Ted Johnson, Tyler Noble and Mason McComis. Honorary pallbearers included Mike King, Earl Foster, Randy McComis, Dickie Dixon, Jim Bost, James White, Tommy Newton, Joey Duncan and James Fisher.
James was born Dec. 1, 1934, to George and Chessie (Nabors) Jackson in Rule. He was united in marriage Jan. 6, 1956, to Charolotte Goggans in White Settlement. James was a member of First Baptist Church Bridgeport, and a retired mechanic from Dynegy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters Lillian Brother and Margaret Urbanczyk.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years Charolotte Rose Jackson; his daughters Annette Jackson of Austin and Sherry Shahan and husband Darrall of Knox City; his son James (Skip) Jackson and wife Sharon of Bridgeport; his eight grandchildren; his 23 great-grandchildren; his great-great-grandchild; his sisters Geneva Erwin and husband Wayne of White Settlement, Dorothy Shepard and husband Jay of Mountainburg, AR and Betty Coppage of College Station; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.