September 25, 2021

Mr. Jerry Jackson

Mr. Elton Gerald “Jerry” Jackson age 83 of Franklin, Georgia passed away at the Pruitt Health Systems in Franklin, Georgia on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Mr. Jackson was born in Halls, Tennessee on March 18, 1933, the son of the late, Elton Eubel Jackson and Mary Dimple Carlew Jackson. He was a Christian by faith.

Before his retirement he was a truck driver for United Van Lines. He enjoyed this job immensely because it gave him the opportunity to travel and see many beautiful sights.

When he was not working, he loved fishing and boating. One look in his yard would instantly tell you that Mr. Jerry had a green thumb. His beautiful rose garden was a breathtaking experience. He was particularly fond of Mexican Food.

It did not take you long to notice that he had a fondness for western wear. He was a wonderful companion to his dear friend, Edna Griffin. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his beloved companion, Edna Griffin of Franklin, GA; and nephew, Bobby Jackson from Michigan.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 11, 2016, 2:00 from the Stutts Funeral Home chapel with Mr. Joe Jones as speaker. The interment will follow in the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive guests at the funeral home one hour prior to service time.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.

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