Archive for January 7th, 2018

Frederick D. Jackson, Sr.

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Frederick D. Jackson, Sr., age 90 of Knoxville, passed away at his home on Sunday morning, January 7, 2018. He was born November 19, 1927, in Knoxville, to Edgar and Geraldine Rhoan Jackson. Mr. Jackson, a faithful member of Rogers Memorial Baptist Church, was President of the Senior (JOY Club) Ministry and an active member of Sunday Church School and the Trustee Ministry. He also sang in the Male Chorus and participated in the Men’s Ministry and Tuesday night Bible study class until his health no longer allowed his active participation. Mr. Jackson, a dedicated and respected servant of God, was the Church Treasurer for thirty-one years. He is preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mattie Odessa Jackson; second wife, Edith Elizabeth Byrd Jackson; and brothers: Dr. Tillman V. Jackson and Edgar T. Jackson. Among those left to cherish his memory are two sons: Ronald Lewis and Frederick (Terressa) Douglas, Jr.; three grandsons: Frederick III, Robert Thomas and Charles A., all of Knoxville; one sister: Doretha Mungen of Tallahassee, FL; one brother: Rev. Kenneth C. (Beulah) Jackson of Silver Spring, MD; and a host of loving great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and caregivers. The family will receive friends from 2 PM to 3 PM on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Rogers Memorial Baptist Church, 520 College Street, Knoxville, with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 3 PM, with Rev. Michel S. E. Caldwell officiating. The final resting place will be on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Tennessee Veterans Cemetery, 5901 Lyons View Pike. A white dove release will conclude the services.