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Oct. 5, 1917-Nov. 18, 2009

FREMONT -- Dennis Jackson, 92, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center in Goldsboro.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro, with visitation afterwards. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont.

Mr. Jackson was the son of the late Willis and Fannie Hill Jackson, born in Greene County Oct. 5, 1917.

He was a member of Faro Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as past deacon.

Mr. Jackson was a retired farmer from Fremont and veteran of the United States Army during World War II.

He is survived by three sons, Gerald Jackson and wife, Judith, of Wilson, Jimmy Jackson and wife, Sarah, of Fayetteville and Kenneth Jackson and wife, Kimberly, of Greenville; one daughter, Dianne Hooks and husband, Martin, of Goldsboro; 11 grandchildren, David Jackson, Terri Hill, Julie Jackson, Greg Jackson, Susan Jackson, Eric Hooks, Shannon Horton and Megan, Jayden, Kendall and Kristen Jackson; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lee Forehand Jackson; one son, Keith Jackson; one brother, Walter Jackson; and three sisters, Annie Jackson, Martha Jackson and Teddie Jackson.

Although flowers are welcome, memorial contributions may be directed to Faro Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, c/o Joyce Stallings, 565 True Vine Road, Pikeville, N.C., 27863, or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, N.C., 27533.

Condolences may be directed by www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 19, 2009 1:47 PM