Mr. Ray Nelson Jackson, 50, of Vernon passed away April 2, 2013 at his residence. He was a native of Vernon, of the Holiness faith, a former employee of the Forestry Service and a Correctional Officer.
Survivors include a son, PO3C Christopher Rashad Jackson (Alyssa) of Virginia Beach, Va.; parents, Min. John C and Missionary Kathleen Jackson, of Vernon; brother, John C. Jackson Jr., of Vernon; grandmother, Miss. Katherine Bell of Vernon and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 6, 2013, at McQueens Temple Holiness Church Vernon, with Bishop John O. Brown Pastor, officiating. Interment followed in the St. Luke Memorial Garden Cemetery, in Vernon with Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley directing. The remains were in repose at the church one hour prior to service the Copper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.