Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mr. Marion Dean Jackson, age 75, of Dahlonega. Mr. Jackson passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014.
Funeral services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Enloe and the Rev. Pierce Ashmore officiating. Interment will follow in Welcome Worship Center Cemetery with the Rev. Rocky Hopkins officiating.
Dean was born in Hall Country on March 11, 1938, to the late William Buck Jackson and Nelle Jarrard Jackson. He had lived his entire life in Lumpkin County where he was a member of Welcome Worship Center and attended Community Chapel Church.
Dean was retired from CSX Railroad in 2000 with over 30 years service as an Engineer. In addition to his parents, Dean is preceded in death by his sisters, Martha June Jackson and Sue Allison.
Survivors include his wife, Judith Ingram Jackson of Dahlonega; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Jimmy Tumlin, Cleveland; sons and daughters-in-law, Jon and Susie Jackson, Dahlonega, Stephen and Sallie Jackson of Gainesville, Michael and Cindy Jackson of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; sister, Carolyn Moose of Dahlonega; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Aubrey Westmorland of Sautee; as well as 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Flowers will be acknowledged, however it is requested that memorial donations be made to Community Chapel Church. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
To share a memory of Dean or to send a condolence, please visit www.alexander-funeral.com.
Arrangements for Mr. Marion Dean Jackson are in the care of Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland, 706-865-1500.