EAST PRAIRIE - Luther Jackson, 76, died March 8, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born July 19, 1927, in Morley, son of the late Willie and Martha Benford Jackson, he was a retired farmer and of the Baptist belief.
On Dec. 3, 1948, he married Ella M. Dickson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Luther Jackson Jr. of Charleston and Willie Jackson of Sikeston; four daughters, Barbara Griffin of Charleston, Evon Williams and Teresa Jackson of Sikeston and Patricia Jackson of East Prairie; and 19 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. Saturday until service time at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church in Charleston. The Rev. Sylvester Davis will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.
Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.