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George Allen Jackson


1937 - 2017 Obituary
George Allen Jackson Obituary
George Allen Jackson, 80, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017. George was born in Detroit, MI on January 2, 1937. He attended Humes High School and entered the Air Force at the age of 17. He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant and served 11 years. George was married to Mary C. Pepe on December 7, 1957. The couple settled in Memphis, Tennessee, where they began Jackson Glass Company. George also graduated from the Memphis Police Academy and served 14 years as a Memphis Police Reserve Officer. He had a passion for dancing, water sports, travel, and obtained his private pilot's license as well. George had a commitment to serving his community as demonstrated through his membership and work with Masonic Lodge Raleigh and Al Chymia Shrine Temple. George is survived by his three children, David Jackson, Lynn Scott and her husband Mark, Lori Turpen and her husband Jimmy; their mother Mary C. Jackson; his 3 grandsons Drew Scott and his wife Alex, Trent Scott and his wife Alisha, Carson Krueger and his wife Katie; his two sisters Dorothy Clark and Ruth Rexrhode; his nieces, nephews, the rest of his family, and his employees at Jackson Glass Company. George is preceded in death by his parents William H. Jackson and Carrie D. Long, and his brothers Bill Jackson, Earl Boldger, and Johnny Boldger. The family received guests at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Thursday, June 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:30 a.m. A private family burial followed the funeral service.
Published in Bartlett Express from June 27 to June 29, 2017
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