Mr. Ellis Wade Jackson, 79, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the Hinkle Hospice House in Lexington. He was born April 8, 1934, to James Lloyd Jackson and Ruby Stone Jackson, of Thomasville.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nancy Jackson of Calabash; daughters, Patty "P.J." Jackson Ward of Charlotte and Stephanie Jackson-Tkac of Raleigh; sons, Jamie Jackson of Thomasville and Todd Jackson of Shallotte; a granddaughter; and sister, Dolly Jackson of Thomasville.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery in Thomasville by the Rev. Marcella Morton. The family received friends at the funeral home prior to the service.
Memorials may be directed to Heidelberg United Church of Christ, 118 Salem St., Thomasville, NC 27360.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Feb. 6 to Feb. 12, 2014