Cherokee Village, Arkansas
July 29, 2003
The Rev. Dr. Lyndon M. Jackson, 82, died
July 15, 2003, in Dallas.
He was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Oilton, Okla. He was a graduate of
Austin College and Austin Seminary, and was awarded an honorary
doctorate from Arkansas College in 1987.
He was a retired minister who served several churches in
Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. He served 13 years at Spring River
Presbyterian Church and retired to Cherokee Village in 1986. He
was active in Spring River Entertainment Association, Lions
Club, Ministerial Alliance and in area arts and crafts fairs.
His paintings hang at First National Bank of Hardy, Spring River
Presbyterian Church and in numerous area homes.
He was a humble and gentle man of many interests and talents:
a lover of nature, especially birds; a wood carver, photographer
and painter; an avid reader and prolific e-mailer; gifted
teacher and pastor who was dearly loved and will be missed by
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Clara Vere; a
brother, Gene Jackson; a sister, Betty Foster; a son, Lawrence,
and his wife, Cynthia; a daughter, Janet, and her husband,
Sandy; a son-in-law, Al Hindall; four grandchildren -- Jenna,
Kara, Elaine and Stephanie; two great-grandchildren -- Stephen
He was preceded in death by daughter, Linda Hindall.
A memorial service was held at Glendale Presbyterian Church in
Dallas July 18.
The body was donated to UT Southwestern Medical School.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in the Rev. Jackson's name can
be made to Grace Presbyterian Village, 550 Ann Arbor, Dallas TX
75216, to Spring River Presbyterian Church or the charity of
Complied and transcribed by Zoey Fryhover, 2009.