Dennis L. Jackson
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Dennis L. Jackson, 80, widower of Veda Childress Jackson, died Thursday, January 02, 2014 at a local nursing facility.
Born in Spartanburg County, he was the son of the late Clyde Jackson, and the late Ruth Baker Jackson. Mr. Jackson was a member of Wise Drive Baptist Church. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after more than 30 years of service and was a veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War.
Survivors include a cousin, Everett Baker (Pam) of Simpsonville; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Katina Maria Jackson.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Dearld Sterling officiating.
Memorials may be made to Wise Drive Baptist Church, 2751 S. Wise Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Road
Sumter, SC 29150
Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 3, 2014