Gregory Lavon Jackson, 59, of Athens, died at home Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. He was born June 19, 1954, in Limestone County to R.L. Jackson and Peggy Putman.
The funeral for Mr. Jackson will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at New Life Worship Center at 27290 Thach Road. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens, with Donald Clem and Bruce Addison officiating and Limestone Chapel Funeral Home directing.
He is survived by his wife, Sonjia Jackson; son, Lance Jackson; grandchildren, Bree Jackson, Max Jackson and Karlee Jackson; mother, Peggy Jackson Harrell and husband, Robert; sister, Kathey Jackson Gosnell and husband,Barry; step-sister, Gail Miller; aunts, Dean Morgan, Brenda Arnold and Barbara Steck; brother-in-law, George “Butch” Fetter; father-in-law, George W. Fetter and wife, Katie; several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his father, R.L. Jackson; brother, Larry Jackson; mother-in-law, Ann B. Fetter; uncle, Billy Wayne Putman.
Pallbearers will be Lt. Mark Pelzer, Officer Andy Rickard, Officer Edward Young, James “Bubba” Adams, Butch Fetter and Lee Brooks.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to New Life Worship Center or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Sign the online guestbook at www.limestonechapel.com.