Jerry Sutton Jackson

Jerry Sutton Jackson

November 11, 2020, 74, Goldsboro

Jerry Sutton Jackson, 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He was the husband of Ann Sauls Jackson. They shared 54 years of marriage together.

Born in Goldsboro, North Carolina, he was the son of L.B. and Margaret Jackson. He graduated from Goldsboro High School in 1963 and attended Wayne Technical Institute (Wayne Community College). After completing his education, Jerry joined his father and brother in the family business, Jackson Refrigeration.

He was a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church where he served in various ways. Jerry was also a member of the Wayne Masonic Lodge.

Jerry loved spending time with his family at their beach house at Ocean Front Court in Salter Path.

He is survived by his wife, Ann Sauls Jackson; son, Jay Jackson and wife Cindy; daughter, Kathy Harris and husband Davis; grandchildren, Kari Vail and husband Blake, Kate Harris, Molly Jackson, Jackson Harris; and one great-grandchild, Hardy Vail.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was predeceased by his brother, L.B. Jackson; granddaughter, Faith Harris; and great-grandson, Jack Vail.

A graveside service to celebrate Jerry’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 14, 2020 in Eureka Cemetery. The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given in his memory to Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 10, Pikeville, NC 27863 or to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.

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