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Jesse Charles Jackson


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Jesse Charles Jackson Obituary
Jesse Charles Jackson

Memphis, TN

Jesse Charles "Charlie" Jackson was born December 18, 1938 and died January 21, 2017 at the Methodist Hospice Residence, surrounded by his family, he was 78 years old. After putting up a brave fight he succumbed to his battle with cancer.

Charlie was a lover of sports and the outdoors, especially football and deer hunting. When his sons were growing up he was very active in their schools and sports leagues. He was a huge fan of the Memphis Tigers, and years ago would listen to football games on the radio.

He spent his formative years spending time on family farms in the Wynne AR area. He went to Catholic High School for Boys in Memphis.

He enjoyed spending time at the family property near Melbourne AR where there was always some project that needed his involvement. Of course he liked to spend time in the woods there too.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marcella, and his four sons, Tommy (Terri), Jon (Leslie), Scott (Mina), and Daniel (Jennifer), as well as 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, his mother, Charline, and his sister Margaret Ann (Carlo). He was preceded in death by his father, Leslie Merel Jackson.

A memorial service will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family requests any donations be made to or the .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 24, 2017
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