Forrest Jackson

Friday, November 23, 2012
Forrest Jackson

Forrest H. Jackson, 79, of Jackson died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born April 13, 1933, at Bell City, Mo., son of the late Tom and Myrtle Jackson.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Edith Jackson; three sons, Jeff Jackson of Jackson, Robert Jackson of St. Louis and Dale Jackson of Dexter, Mo.; five grandchildren; a brother, Joe Jackson of Sikeston, Mo.; five sisters, Dorothy Bryeans of Oran, Mo., Frances Sanders of Cape Girardeau, Wanda Schwartz and Jan Hillman, both of Scott City, and Betty Lentz, of Sikeston.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Theodore Jackson; and a sister, Jewel Elsperman.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Monday until time of service at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton, Mo.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kevin Mills officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at noon Monday at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.