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Jesse Glen Jackson, 82, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully at home, with his eternal sweetheart at his side, after a valiant struggle with pulmonary disease, July 26, 1993.

Born April 14, 1911, Salt Lake City, Utah, to George William and Rachel Brown Jackson. Married Florence Kindred, June 6, 1934 in the Salt Lake Temple. High Priest, active member of LDS Church. Formerly served as Elders Quorum president, YM president, stake clerk, temple worker. Served two stake missions, full-time mission with wife to Ohio Columbus Mission.Furrier and designer, formerly owned own business. Cited for his "nobel generosity", he was a life-time blood donor. Loved the out-of-doors, sunsets, nature, hiking, avid sportsman. Served in Navy Air Corp, World War II, as a parachute rigger.

Everybody who met him came away feeling better about themselves. He left a legacy of love for his family and fellow men, of service to others. He taught and lived to "love the Lord with all thy heart, might, mind and strength, and to love thy neighbor as thyself".


Survived by wife of 59 years; son, Jesse George (Kathy) Jackson; daughters, Jeanine Fritzsche; Bonnie (Carvel) Shaffer; Joan (Ron) Kelly; and sons, Kent (Jan) Jackson; Brent (Jacklyn) Jackson; 35 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, C. Martell Strong; sisters-in-law, LaVerne Johnson and Beth Jackson; special niece, Dolly Simmons; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents and one brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 a.m., July 30, 1993 at MacKay Cottonwood Mortuary Chapel, 4670 Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah, where friends may call Thursday evening 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday morning 10-10:45 a.m. Interment: South Jordan Cemetery, 1055 West 10900 South.

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