Earnest Jackson, Sr.

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 1, 2009

Dr. Earnest Jackson, Sr., 88, of DeRidder, departed this earth on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at Beauregard
Memorial Hospital. He was born August 4, 1920 to the late Willie LeRoy Jackson and Ada Bolden Jackson. Dr. Jackson leaves to cherish his precious memories, wife, Ozzie Lee Jackson of DeRidder; sons, Ernest Jackson, Jr. of Geneseo, Ill., Larwrence
Jackson of DeRidder; daughters, Patricia Simmons and husband Samuel of IIllinois, Betty Forrest and husband Melvin, Paulette Holt and husband James of California, Linda Sowell and husband Charles of Baton Rouge, Barbara Leatherman and husband Andre’
of Baton Rouge, Brenda Jackson and husband Julius of Texas; five sisters; two brothers; two great aunts; five stepchildren; 20 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren and a host of step grandchildren, nieces, nephews,
cousins, friends and church family.? Dr. Jackson’s home going celebration will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Sunrise Church, Muldrow St. in DeRidder. Minister officiating will be the Rev. R. L. Owens. Burial will be in Beauregard
Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Funeral Home of DeRidder. Visitation will begin on Monday, August 3, 2009 at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Mt. Canaan Church, Mays St. in DeRidder. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.mem.com.