E. A. Jackson Obit


Updated: 06 Sep 2009

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Sapulpa Herald, Creek Co., OK

E. A. Jackson, 74, of Bristow, died Friday at Bristow.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, at First Baptist Church, Bristow, with Rev. Bill Liggett officiating.

Burial will follow at Bristow City Cemetery under the direction of Schumacher Funeral Home.

He was born July 28, 1918, in Claremore. A long time Bristow resident, Mr. Jackson served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Imogene Fern Lester on April 23, 1955, in Bristow. He was employed as a lake patrolman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol for 20 years until his retirement in 1984. He was the first lake patrolman on Keystone Lake.

Jackson was a member of the Retired Troopers Association and the American Legion.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jerry, and a brother, Little Jay.

Survivors include his wife, Imogene; sons, Kenneth and Bernie Jay, both of Ponca City, and Ewing Roy of California; daughters, Joyce Ney of Owasso and Beth Wilson of Stroud; brothers, Wallace, Bill and Stoney Jackson, all of California, and Curtis Jackson of Florida; sisters, Jessie Hughes, Pauline Urone and Ollie Armstrong, all of California, Joanna York of Oklahoma City an Julia Adams of Utah; and fourteen grandchildren.