Services for James Durelle Jackson of Rockdale, formerly of Whitesboro, were held Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Tim Titsworth officiating. Graveside services are scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, at Oakwood Cemetery in Whitesboro.
Mr. Jackson died suddenly on Saturday, Jan. 8, at his home.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Eva Duane Clifton; grandparents, Owen Lamar and Nettie Jackson; and a sister, Jamie Clifton.
Survivors are his wife, Janelle Lee Street Jackson; children, Kacy Lynn Kupper and her children, Jackson Thomas Kupper and Kellyn Jackson, all of Denison, Leslie Jackson and Ricky Rober ts and their daughter, Madilyn Roberts, all of Sherman, Melissa and Michael Lollis of Aubrey, Josh Jackson of Rockdale, Jared Jackson of Richardson; his father, Owen and Sue Ann Jackson Jr.,of Grapevine; brothers and sisters, Cathy and Darr Yarbrough of Sutherlin, Oregon, Debbie Jackson of Anderson, California, Judy Gray and husband Todd of Montrose, Colorado, Trina Moore of Whitesboro, Jinx Roberts of Denton, Kayla Rudzinski, Kris Clif ton of Por tland, Oregon, Jane Ann Jackson of Dallas, Pete Jackson of Burlington, Kentucky; sisters-in- law and their husbands, JoAnn and Dan Ecker of Sherman, Janet and Wally Cox of Gainesville; and friend and former wife, Robbie Barnes of Sherman.
Pallbearers were Jimmy Don Neely, Deron Clay, Marty Tanner, Jaime Castellanos, Buddy Scitern, Robert Lambert, Mike Hargesheimer and Joe Rozner.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or the Special Olympics Texas, 7715 Chevy Chase Dr., Suite 120, Austin, TX 78752.