Ellen Jackson, 85, of Crossett, died on August 1, 2020, at her residence.
Mrs. Jackson worked for Chase Bag Company for ten years and in the lunchroom at North Crossett Elementary School for many years. She was a member of the Cloverdale Assembly of God Church. She was the cook and a member of the Cloverdale Hunting Club. In her spare time, she enjoyed fishing.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, William “Sonny” Jackson in 2017; her parents; Walter and Ilda Sinclaire Jones; two sisters, Evelyn Tanksley and Catherine Teel; a grandson, Joshua David Slaughter and a great-grandson, Houston Anthony Slaughter.
She is survived by four sons, William Jackson and wife, Deane, of Hamburg, Walter Jackson and wife, Darlene, of Crossett, Robert Jackson of Santa Fe, Texas, and James Jackson of Houston, Texas; three daughters, Janice Evans and husband, Michael, of Houston, Texas, Carolyn Reeves and husband, Charles, of Crossett and Debra Kay Slaughter and husband, Steve, of El Dorado; 12 grandchildren, Steven Evans, Amanda Johnson, Daniel Cotton, Vanessa Purvis, Danny Joe Slaughter, Brian Jackson, Mandy Atchley, Waylon Jackson, Crystal Jackson, Blake Jackson, Dillon Jackson and Jennifer Jackson; 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 5, at 10 a.m. at the Cloverdale Assembly of God Church with Bro. Wes Miller and Bro. David Williams officiating. A private burial will be in the Carlock Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Brian Jackson, Danny Joe Slaughter, Daniel Cotton, Steven Evans, Blake Jackson and Donnie Atchley. Honorary pallbearers are Michael White and Waylon Jackson.
A come-and-go visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Cloverdale Assembly of God Church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice Home Care – Monticello, 990 HWY 425 North, Monticello, AR 71955.