Friday, November 24, 2017

Lethal Andrew Jackson

Mr. Lethal Andrew Jackson, 86, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2107, at the Beehive Home in Forest, MS. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 26th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Ronnie Luke and Rev. Barry Bouchillon officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Jackson was born June 1, 1931, in Louisville, MS. He attended Bond High School, and Murphy Creek Baptist Church. Lethal had had a varied career as an electrical engineer, but was a master craftsman who could fix anything. He also worked as a technician for WLSM Radio and ETV of Mississippi. He was a talented musician, playing a guitar and mandolin, among other instruments.

 Lethal was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruby Pearl Young Jackson; his parents, Andrew Gillett and Sarah Mae Jackson; and two brothers, Burgess “Sock” Jackson and Victor Lafayette “Pete” Jackson.

He is survived by his son, Carl Eugene Jackson and fiancé, Robin Hamric Arnold; a daughter, Patricia Dianne Coleman, and her husband, David; two grandchildren, Christi Michele Coleman Kelly, and her husband, Justin Kelly, and Christopher Michael Coleman; two great grandchildren, Jackson David Kelly and Levi Michael Kelly; sisters-in-law, Sue Goodson and Gay Jackson; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Grady Jackson, Jimmy Jackson, Jeff Jackson, Leo Jackson, Lester Jackson, and Mark Jackson.

Memorials may be made to MACC to benefit St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital , Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, 1434 S. 3 B's and K Rd., Galena, OH 4302.