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October 24, 2013

George Wayne Jackson

MILLSAP – George Wayne Jackson, 69, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, died  Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.

Graveside service is 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Fairview Cemetery, Millsap.

George was born March 15, 1944, to John Clinton and Mary Susie Miller Jackson, in Sherman. He graduated from Trimble Technical High School where he studied mechanical repairs. George proudly and honorably served in the United States Navy for six years during the Vietnam War. He met and married Grace Annette Newton on Aug. 31, 1963, and they spent many happy years together raising their family on their farm in Millsap. George worked at Lockheed Martin, retiring after 30 years of faithful service. His hobbies included farming, woodworking and welding.

Survivors include his wife, Grace Jackson; children, Joseph Clinton Jackson and Jenipher Lynn Jackson; grandchildren, Clinton Joseph Jackson, Mary Annette Jackson and Hailey Rachelle Barton; siblings, Hansel and Gene Jackson; and many other loving family members and friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents.

White’s Funeral Home

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