Born: October 31, 1927
Died: January 28, 2013
Eddie Woodrow Jackson 85 passed away Monday, January 28, 2013. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday at Freedom Church with Rev. Wendell Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Baldwin Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Jackson was a native of Soperton but had made his home in Milledgeville for many years. He was the owner and operator of Jackson’s Grocery for over 30 years and retired from the Baldwin County Fire Department with 20 years of service. Mr. Jackson drove a school bus and worked security at Oconee Regional Medical Center for 17 years. He was a member of Freedom Church.
Survivors include four sons, Eddie W. “Jackie” (Dianna) Jackson, Jr. of Milledgeville; Timbo (Debbie) Jackson of Gray; Tony (Linda) Jackson of Milledgeville; Nathan Jackson of Las Cruces, New Mexico: five daughters, Linda Arnold of Milledgeville; Marie Jones of Claxton; Susan Kennedy, Pamela Hood (Jay)and Amanda Newsome (Keith) all of Milledgeville: two brothers, Ed Jackson of Dublin and Hayward Jackson of Savannah: three sisters, Frances Gornto of Dublin; Dianne Parker and Iris Minter both of Milledgeville: 23 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Moores Funeral Home.
Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.