In Loving Memory of
Marshall Jackson, 79, of Sabine Pass, Texas passed away March 9, 2016. He was born June 27, 1936, in Bennington, Oklahoma to the late Robert Benjamin Jackson and Anne May Beatty Jackson.
Marshall was a retired Firefighter for the Irving Texas Fire Department, with 25 years of service. He lived in Sabine Pass for 30 yrs.
Marshall is survived by his wife, Dianne Jackson of Sabine Pass; sons, Paul Jackson of Denison, TX, Brent Jackson and wife, Shannon of Calera, OK, Cory Jackson of Dallas, NC; daughter Kelli Wingfield and husband, Andy of Durrant, OK; step-son, Corbett Weeks and fianceâ€™, Tammie Broussard of Bridge City, TX; step-daughters, Shelly Wright and boyfriend, Jerry Atkinson of Lumberton, TX, Alicia Shelton and fianceâ€™, Jim Arp of Dam-B, TX, Karla Cox of Hot Springs, AR; 28 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Including his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, George Jackson, Ben Jackson and Donnie Jackson; sisters, Earline Dosh, Eula Risner, Francis Goforth, Lillian Freeman and Mary Lou Rodgers; children, Danny Marshall Jackson and Pam Jackson; grandchildren, Keisha Minyard, Karissa Chatagnier and Dillon Shelton; great-grandchildren, Callie Minyard and Ava Martin.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, March 11, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Christian Fellowship Baptist Church in Sabine Pass, under the direction of Melanconâ€™s Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Friday, following the visitation, at the church, with Rev. Ken Barker officiating. Interment will be at Jackson Cemetery, Bennington, OK on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.