About Jesse Woodrow Jackson:
Jackson, Jesse Woodrow of Smiley. Age 57. Died 2/1976 (Thursday) in the Cuero Community Hospital,
Cuero, a few hours after being admitted as a patient. Services held (Sunday) at 3 pm in the Salty Community
Church. Burial in Salty Cemetery. Rev Clyde Poldrack of Gonzales officiated. (Following his service,
funeral services were held at the same church for his cousin Louie Jackson) Jesse Jackson was born
7/23/1918 in Milam Co to M/M Jesse W & Allie Pratt Jackson, Sr. Married Velma Self in Orange, Tx, 1946.
He was a principal in the Smiley Public School System and was a former teacher in Thorndale's school.
He served in the US Army during WW-2. Survivors: Wife, Mrs Velma Jackson of Smiley; son, Randall
Wayne Jackson of Golden, Co.; 2 daughters, Jennifer Jackson of Austin, Debbie Jackson of Smiley; 2 brothers,
Wayne Jackson of Austin, Norman Jackson of Dallas; sister, Mrs. Edward Griffin of Austin; mother, Mrs
Allie Pratt Jackson of Austin.