Mr. Jake L. Jackson, age 94 of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away at the Harriman, Care and Rehab Center in Harriman, Tennessee. Mr. Jackson was a member of Rockwood Church of Christ in Rockwood, Tennessee. Mr. Jackson was a World War II Veteran of the
U. S. Army.
He was a Construction Sales Manager for Molyneux’s Lumber Co and Scandlyn’s Lumber in Rockwood for 45 + years. He was an avid gardener who loved to grow vegetables. Mr. Jackson was a devoted Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend to all who knew him. He is preceded in Death by Parents: Monroe & Marybelle Jackson; Wife: Effie Evelyn Jackson; Brother: William “Bud” Monroe Jackson; Sisters: Dalhia Gandy, Laura Grimes, and Cleo J. Travis
Mr. Jackson is survived by:
Son: David Lewis (Sandra Gayle) of Rockwood, Tennessee
Daughters: Tempie Cottrell of Crossville, Tennessee
Faye Jeuterbock of Crossville, Tennessee
Host of Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren
Sisters: Janet McInnish of Louisiana
Helen J. Place of Louisiana
Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and other Extended Family Members
Many Friends in the Roane and Rockwood Communities
Arrangements are as Follows: Monday, March 30, 2015 Family will receive Friends from 10:00am to 11:00am, Funeral will Follow at 11:00am with Bro. Arlon Way, officiating. Concluding Services and Interment will be held at Roane Memorial Gardens following funeral with Full-Military Honors conducted by U. S. Army Honor Guard and the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. Family Requests “No Flowers” and that Memorial are sent to St. Jude Children Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, American Cancer Society at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, or the Rockwood Church of Christ in Rockwood, Tennessee. Evans Mortuary is serving the Family of Mr. Jake L. Jackson.