JOEL JACKSON, SR., 64, of Memphis, 1968 graduate of Melrose High School, alumnus of University of Memphis, real estate broker, retired manager of Service Merchandise, former employee of Express Jets, and known in Orange Mound as the "T Shirt Man" and owner of Melrose Place, died on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Baptist Hospital East. He was a member of Westhaven Baptist Church. The following services will be held at Mount Gilliam Baptist Church, 1029 Raymond Street. Family will receive friends on Monday, May 4, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. Visitation, Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 11-11:55 a.m. with Funeral Ceremony at 12 Noon. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, 1663 Elvis Presley Blvd. Joel's memory will be cherished by his wife of 39 years, Algenner Jackson, his son, Joel Jackson, Jr. (Sharlotte), his daughter, Tamisha Morris, his brothers, Joseph Jackson, Jarvis Jackson (Candice), Jonassen Jackson (Diane) and James Jackson, his sisters, Jeraldine Jackson and Jacqueline Holland, five grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends. Distinctive Services by HARRISON'S MEMORIAL CHAPEL, INC. 901-452-7331
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 1, 2015.