Thursday, August 6, 2009

Wilmer E. Jackson Obituary

Wilmer Jackson
The Evening Review
Monday December 15, 1975

Wilmer E. Jackson, 79, of the Mary Fletcher Health Care Center in Wellsville died Saturday at 6:05 p.m. in City Hospital, where he was admitted earlier.
He formerly resided at Mound St., Irondale.
Mr. Jackson was born March 30, 1896, in Lovingston, Va., a son of Aron Jackson and Sarah Berkley Jackson. He retired in 1972 as a grinder with the Crucible Steel Division of Colt Industries.
Se served during World War I in France with the Army’s 511th engineer battalion. Mr. Jackson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Irondale.
His wife, Rosia Bell Jackson, died in December 1971.
Survivors include three sons, Wilmer Jackson, Jr. and Allie Jackson, both of Wellsville, and Russell Jackson of Washington D.C., a daughter, Mrs. Rose Dorsey of Wellsville; three brothers, Sidney Jackson of Amherst, Va., Foster Jackson of Lovingston and Raymond Jackson of Alexandria, Va; two sisters, Miss Lilly Jackson and Mrs. Ollie Elliot, both of Washington D. C.; 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the Wellsville New Jerusalem Baptist Church, with the Rev. Charles Goss officiating. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.
Friends may call at the MacLean Funeral Home in Wellsville, tonight and Tuesday afternoon and night.

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