Harold Allen Jackson, Sr., son of the late Orion Lindel and Nora Mae Carter Jackson, was born in Dudley on July 9, 1946, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff on Aug. 14, 2009, at the age of 63.
Mr. Jackson had lived in Bernie since 1989. He was a veteran of the US Army and had served in Vietnam.
On Nov. 16, 1975 he was married to Pauline Mason and they later divorced. He was later wed to Nannie Mae Jackson on May 11, 1981 in Benton.
Surviving are his wife, Nannie Mae Jackson of Tennessee; three sons: Charles Jackson of Bernie, Lindel Mason-Jackson of Harrisonville, and Harold Allen Jackson, Jr. of Lexington, Ala.; two step-daughters: Nancy Price and Barbara Bulington, both of Collinwood, Tenn.; two step-sons: Benny Lovelace of Clifton, Tenn. and John Price of Kennett; 22 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one brother: Raymond Jackson of Sikeston; four sisters: Barbara Stump and Helen LaDoris Jackson Russell, both of Sikeston; Nora Yvonne Bennett of Dexter; and Juanita June Dickherber of St. Louis. Other relatives and friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Marion, Dalas and Larry; two sisters: Elsie Marie Jackson and Thelma Louise Copeland.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 17, 2009, after 10 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Monday, Aug. 17, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter officiating.
Interment will be in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.