John Henry Jackson, 80 of Miracle, KY., passed away Friday March 1, 2013. He was born May 5, 1932 at Balkan, KY., a son of the late Samps and Mary Wilson Jackson.
He was a member of the Oakdale Baptist Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving in the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a \dDaughter: Judy Trout.
Survivors include: wife: Zella Jackson of Miracle, KY.; 2 daughters: Janet (Craig Sponburgh) Marks of Wildwood, FL. and Sandy (Jim) McCracken of The Villages, FL.; 2 sisters: Viola (Rev. Alonzo) Miracle of Middlesboro and Sarah Ellen Shell of Miracle, KY.; 7 grandchildren: Jason Trout, Angela Burcroff, Andy Malls, Christy Jacob, Lindsay Trout, Katie Wilson, and Jeff McCracken; 14 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Creech Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Miracle presiding.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Creech Funeral Home.
A Funeral service will also held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Raven-Choate Funeral Home in Marion, IN. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Raven-Choate Funeral Home in Marion, IN.
Interment will be in Grant Memorial Park at Marion, IN.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, KY, is in charge of all arrangements