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died May 3, 2009

Thomas Nathan "Sparky" Jackson, age 34, of E. Walnut Street passed away Sunday at home.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

A graveside service with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Nashville State Veterans Cemetery in Nashville, Tenn.

The family will receive friends from 3 until 6 p.m. today at Howell Funeral Home, 1500 Wayne Memorial Drive.

Sparky is survived by his wife, Tanya Jackson of Goldsboro; his father, Thomas Jackson and wife, Teresa of Spring Hill, Tenn.; his mother, Sheila Rollins Swartz and husband, Don of College Grove, Tenn.; two sons, Thomas Ryan Jackson of Arkansas and Edwin "Trey" Larry Williams III of Goldsboro; one daughter, Rhiannon Elizabeth Jackson of Arkansas; one brother, William Brandon Jackson and wife, Stacey of Columbia, Tenn.; one sister, Jennifer York and husband, David of Cookville, Tenn.; paternal grandparents, Gordon and Margaret Jackson of Columbia, Tenn.; and maternal grandparents, Ollie B. and Bessie Underwood of College Grove, Tenn.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed for his children to 1106 E. Walnut St., Goldsboro, N.C., 27530.

Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on May 5, 2009 1:47 PM