CHARLESTON -- Jimmie Dee Jackson, 61, died Jan. 19, 2013, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 14, 1951, in Blytheville, Ark., to the late Harrison and Mary Jackson, he lived in Missouri most of his life. He was a member of the Grand Avenue Seventh Day Adventist Church, was a truck driver for many years and was currently employed by RJS Burke Partnership of Charleston.
On Sept. 1, 2012, he married Quender Goodin who survives of the home.
He is also survived by: seven sons and three daughters-in-law, Jimmy and Lisa Jackson Jr. of Decatur, Ill., Derrick Whitney and Leon and Sheila Nelson of Charleston, Robert Jackson of Coleman, Ala., Tylon Rodgers of Bloomington, Ill., and Grover and Classy Johnson of Memphis, Tenn.; five daughters, Danika Jackson of St. Joseph, Jennifer Gillespie of Flint, Mich., Delanda Jackson of Delaware, Janea Goodin of Memphis and Bridgette Goodin of El Cajon, Calif.; three brothers, James Jackson and Harrison Jackson Jr. of Charleston and Ray Jackson of Kankakee, Ill.; six sisters, Doris Starks and Harriet Jackson of Charleston, Betty Shaw of DeKalb, Ill., Mary Ann Clay and Joann Moore of Aurora, Ill., and Princess Jackson of Texas; and 21 grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 6-8 p.m Friday at the Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Opportunity Church of God in Christ with Steve Betts, elder, officiating.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.