Johnnie Lester Jackson
(1923-2008)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Betty J. Mertz

Johnnie Lester Jackson 1 2 3

  • Born: 13 Dec 1923, Tarvers, Burke, GA, USA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Betty J. Mertz
  • Died: 10 Jun 2008, Tennille, Washington, GA, USA at age 84 2 3
  • Buried: Tennille: Zeta Cemetery, Washington, GA, USA 3

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Obituary: Obituary of Johnnie Lester Jackson on 10 Jun 2008 in Tennille, Washington, GA, USA. Mr. Johnnie Lester Jackson, age 84, of 210 South Fourth Street in Tennille died Tuesday morning June 10. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday morning June 12 in the Zeta Cemetery in Tennille. The Rev. J. Emory Lindsey and the Rev. M.D. Cabe will officiate.

Mr. Jackson was a native and life long resident of Washington County, the son of the late Hines B. Jackson and the late Estelle May Jackson. He was a retired truck driver for Roadway Truck Lines and Howard Sheppard, Inc. He served as a police officier for the Wrightsville Police Department, the Tennille Police Department and as Chief of Sandersville Police Department. Mr. Jackson was an Air Force Veteran of World War II and a member of the Tennille Baptist Church.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Mertz Jackson of Tennille, his children, Ellis (Jan) Douglas of Harrison, Joanna (Thomas) Blount of Wrightsville and Julie (Rex) Brantley of Harrison, eight grandchildren, six great grandchildren, three sisters, Rosa Harrel of Dexter, May Josey of Milledgeville and Estelle Layfield of Milledgeville, two brothers, Bernard Jackson of Conyers and Kenneth Jackson of Davisboro and several nieces and nephews.


Johnnie married Betty J. Mertz. (Betty J. Mertz was born on 8 Jun 1926 in Tennille, Washington, GA, USA,1 4 5 died on 13 Jul 2008 in Tennille, Washington, GA, USA 1 4 5 and was buried on 16 Jul 2008 in Tennille: Zeta Cemetery, Washington, GA, USA 1 5.)


Sources


1 <i>May & Smith Funeral Directors</i> (Sandersville, Georgia.), Obituary of Betty Mertz Jackson. http://www.mayandsmithfuneraldirectors.com/home/index.cfm?action=public:obituaries.print&id=245879.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V31Z-MWT JOHNNIE L JACKSON, 10 Jun 2008; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48335272.

4 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JGKP-PZD BETTY M JACKSON, 13 Jul 2008; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48335336.



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