Dorothy Marie Jackson

Dorothy Marie Jackson

1926-2017

Services for Dorothy Marie Jackson, 91, of Chandler, are scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton.

Interment will follow in Haven of Memories.

Mrs. Jackson passed away Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, in Tyler.

She was born June 20, 1926, in Wills Point to James Olin Pearce and Carrie Burnett Pearce.

She grew up in Grand Saline and graduated from Grand Saline High School in 1943. After high school, she married Travis Gail Jackson of Van. The Jacksons were happily married for 63 years. After he returned home from World War II, they lived in Longview a short time before moving to Van where they raised two sons, Jim and Alan. In 1967, the two moved to Louisiana until they retired to Chandler in 1985.

She collected Coca-Cola memorabilia and antique milk glass in her spare time. She loved watching baseball, cooking, traveling, big band music and dancing. She was a sweet and loving wife and mom. She will be missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gail in 2006; and son, Alan in 1977.

Survivors include her son, Jim and wife, Becky Jackson of Virginia Beach, Va.; granddaughter, Angela Marie Jackson of Virginia Beach, Va.; grandson, James Worth Jackson of Manchester, Penn.; and two great-grandchildren, Emma Marie Jackson and Dustin James Jackson of Manchester, Penn.