The Union Recorder


January 30, 2013

Eddie Jackson

Eddie Jackson

MILLEDGEVILLE — Eddie Woodrow Jackson, 85, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Freedom Church with the 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 more than 30 years and retired from 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” (Dianne) Jackson Jr. of Milledgeville; Timbo (Debbie) Jackson of Gray; Tony (Linda) Jackson of Milledgeville; Nathan Jackson of Las Cruces, N.M.; five daughters: Linda Arnold of Milledgeville; Marie Jones of Claxton; Susan Kennedy, Pamela Hood and Amanda Newsome, all of Milledgeville; two brothers, Ed Jackson of Dublin and Hayward Jackson of Savannah: three sisters, Frances Gornto of Dublin and Dianne Parker and Iris Minter, both of Milledgeville; 23 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at Moores Funeral Home.

Visit to express tributes.

Moores Funeral Home & Crematory has charge of arrangements.

Text Only
AP Video
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
NDN Video
Michael Strahan's First Day on "GMA" Amazon's Deal With HBO Leapfrogs Streaming Rivals Stephen Colbert Tells David Letterman His Plan for 'Late Show' Georgetown police officer filmed tripping students Viral: It's Not Pitbull - It's Amy Poehler! Recycling Highlights for Earth Day Lupita Nyong'o Named People's 'Most Beautiful' Peeps Launched into Outer Space NYPD's Twitter Request For Photos Backfires New HBO Go Commercials Capture Awkward Family TV Watching Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Rise of the Milkbots Jenna Dewan-Tatum Strips Down TRENDING: Brian Williams Raps 'Gin and Juice' on ‘Tonight Show’ Middle School heroes rescue students from burning bus WHOPPER OF FISHING STORY: Florida man catches massive Mako shark Maks Chmerkovskiy's "DWTS" Meltdown The many faces of Mike Woodson Ape Builds A Fire And Toasts Marshmallows In Amazing BBC Video Manchester Utd sack manager David Moyes