Frank E. Jackson

August 02, 1922 ‒ February 20, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Frank Earl Jackson, age 84, of Mount Vernon, went to be with his heavenly Father and Savior on Tuesday February 20, 2007 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Frank was born August 2, 1922 in Honaker, Virginia to William and Dora Jackson and had been a resident of the Mount Vernon area since 1947. He proudly served in the European, African, Middle Eastern Theater of War with the United States Army Air Corps during World War Two. Frank was retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries in Mount Vernon where he had been employed for 29 years.

He was an active and faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon where he had served the church as a Deacon and Trustee.

Surviving Frank are his loving and devoted wife of 58 years Clara (Boyd) Jackson; his two sons and daughters-in-law Dennis and Elizabeth Jackson of Fairlawn, Ohio and Kim and Janette Jackson of Gahanna, Ohio; his daughter and son-in-law Diane and Doug Spearman of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren Heather Potts, Christa Jackson, Matthew Jackson, Elizabeth Lovelady, Ryan Jackson, Curt Spearman and Amy Spearman; five step grandchildren Amy Driscoll, Amanda Exner, Matthew Brock, Kate Panzner, and Samantha Brock; three great grandchildren Jackson Potts, Adam Potts and Sarah Potts; six step-great grandchildren; his three sisters Hazel Wilson of Abbington, Virginia, Hattie Harris of Springfield, Ohio and Margaret Harris of Mount Liberty, Ohio; his sister-in-law Ruth Jackson of Pikeville, Kentucky and his brother-in-law Harold Crabtree of Bristol, Virginia.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant son Daryl Jackson, a daughter-in-law Donna (Crippen) Jackson, his brother Burke Jackson and two sisters Ollie Ward and Lois Crabtree.

Friends may call on Friday from 5 PM to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11 AM at the First Baptist Church in Mount Vernon with Rev. Robert Hendrix officiating. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Saint Johns Cemetery near Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Knox Community Hospital, 1330 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to the First Baptist Church, 303 S. Edgewood Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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