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Paul Jethro Jackson, 87, of 321 Holland Ford Road, husband of Bessie Lois Thomason Jackson, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at his home.
Born in Livingston, TN, he was the son of the late Harvey Burr and Allie Nivens Jackson. A U. S. Army veteran, he retired from Crown Metro and was a member of Gum Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church in Taylors.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Judy Wooten, of Taylors, Paul Michael Jackson, of Easley, Rellon Dean Jackson, of Pelzer, Jeanette Bixby, of Simpsonville, Darlene Oliver, of Landrum, and Pamela Shackleford, of Pelzer; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a grandson, David L. Blackwell, Jr.; and a son-in-law, Billy J. Wooten.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer. The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at the funeral home chapel with burial following at Greenville Memorial Gardens.
The family is at the home.
The family would like to express their special thanks to Dr. William Edenfield, Dr. Joe Stephenson, Heather Bowers and Hospice of the Upstate.
Gray Mortuary, Inc.
52 Main St.
Pelzer, SC 29669
Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 23, 2014