Tommy Jackson, Jr.

Jackson Jr PicFuneral service for Tommy Jackson, Jr., 63, Lawrence, will be 2 pm Friday July 31, 2015, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

He departed this life on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital surrounded by loved ones.

Tommy was born September 21, 1951, in Percy, MS, the son of Tommy Jackson Sr. and Earnestine Green Jackson. He graduated from Simmons High School in 1969 and moved from Hollandale, MS to Lawrence.

He was employed as a truck driver for the City of Lawrence Public Works. He was a member of First Regular Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Jackson married Patricia Ann Dougan on July 30, 1989, in the gazebo at South Park in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include six children, Ephrance (Angela) Steele, Overland Park, Yvonne (Tyrone) Thompson, Ashley Woods, Sarah (Zane) Moukaddam, John Jackson, and Kayle (Anthony) Arnold, all of Lawrence, two brothers, Lawrence (Shirley) Jackson, Kalamazoo, MI, Robert Edwards, Canton, OH, five sisters, Mildred (George) Bethany, Sacramento, CA, Gloria Carr, Portage, MI, Lillie (Dyrel)Walton, Alice Jones, and Nellie (Terry)Moore, all of Hollandale, MS, ten grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, a brother, Prentis Jackson, Chicago, IL, and a sister, Lillie Bell Carter, West Palm Beach, FL. Also, he was preceded by the loss of the Moukaddam twins, who will be laid to rest with their Papa.

Friends may call from noon to 8 pm Thursday, where the family will receive them from 6-7 pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to Angel Flight, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.