|Birth: ||Sep. 15, 1932|
New Madrid County
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 2012|
Welton Earl "Roe" Jackson
(September 15, 1932 - December 24, 2012)
Age 80 years, three months and nine days, a resident of East Prairie, passed away Monday December 24, 2012 at 4:32 a.m. at his residence.
Born September 15, 1932 in New Madrid, Missouri to the late Willis Earl & Ida Mae Stanfield Jackson, Roe lived all of his life in New Madrid and Mississippi Counties where he was a retired Heavy Equipment Operator. He attended the Full Gospel Church in East Prairie. On June 19, 1954 he married Lavona M. "Donie" Shackelford who preceded him in death on November 3, 2010.
He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, James "Butch" & Carla Jackson, Bill & Sarah Jackson and Mike and Donna Jackson all of East Prairie; two daughters and one son-in-law, Lori Brack of the home and Missy & Ivan Leonard of O'Fallon, Illinois; two brothers, William Travis "Sonny" Jackson and Gary Wayne Jackson both of Harold, Illinois; three sisters, Imogene Day of Matthews, Reva Bargetzi of Highland and Ida Mae Pettit of Breeze, Illinois; by ten grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and many friends.
Besides his wife and parents, five sisters, Sally, Dolly, Tutor, Janice and Maudie Lee preceded Roe in death.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday December 27, 2012 at 1 p.m. in the Shelby Chapel with Bro. Sonny Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery with Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Jim Bob Jackson, Tommy Jackson, Willie Jackson, Ivan Leonard, Jr., Trevor Leonard and Jerred Jackson. Honorary Pallbearer will be Jamie Jackson.
Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Charles Lay
Record added: Dec 24, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102532843