Felton L. Jackson, Sr. died Saturday, July 28, 2012, at his residence.
The funeral service will be conducted Saturday, August 4, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., at Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church, 6829 St. Mary Road, Baconton, Georgia. Reverend Ananias Hopkins, III, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Mary Memorial Cemetery.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the class of 1978, and 1230 Transportation Company National Guard.
Active Pallbearers will be Lewis Davidson, McArthur Gaines, Yoshida Graham, David Jackson, Tony McKinney, Ronnie Saxon, Kenneth Silas, Tim Wade, Alex Watts.
Mr. Felton L. Jackson, Sr., affectionately known as "Kool-Aid", was born March 26, 1960 in Camilla, Georgia to Ms. Ruby L. Daniels and the late Mr. Lawrence J. Williams, Sr.
He confessed Christ at an early age and joined the Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church.
He was educated in the Mitchell County School System and graduated in 1978 with honors. He was a member of the basketball and track teams. He also received awards in public speaking. He later received his nursing degree from Southwest Georgia Technical College. His career included ten years of service at Proctor and Gamble, and several years as a nurse until his health failed. He was joined in holy matrimony to Alice Jackson on August 5, 2007.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence James Williams, Sr., grandson, Master Jacovi O. Brooks; sister, Bernice Daniels; brother, Lamar Jackson.
He leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted wife, Alice Jackson of Camilla, Georgia; his mother, Ruby L. Daniels of Camilla, Georgia; a mother in-law, Rosa Mae Hunt of Albany, Georgia; his children, Adrian D. Jackson of Albany, Georgia, Felton Jackson, Jr. (ShaLonda) of Savannah, Georgia, Reuben L. Jackson of Seoul Korea, Quenitra Q. Jackson of Camilla, Georgia, Maurice A. Stewart of Atlanta, Georgia; his stepchildren, Valarie Hunt of Albany, Georgia, Michael Hunt (Tameka) of Atlanta, Georgia, Sarah Hardgrow of Missouri, Tammi Thomas of Albany, Georgia, Alison Thomas of Jesup, Georgia; sisters, Joanne Williams (Ebb) of Tampa, Florida, Deborah Williams (James) of Tampa, Florida; brothers, Joel Jackson (Deborah) of Camilla, Georgia, Ronnie Arline (Brenda) of Pelham, Georgia, Lawrence J. Williams, Jr. (Sherri) of Tampa, Florida, Anthony Williams (Saundra) of Altamonte Springs, Florida; sisters-in-law, Viola Bailey (William) of Albany, Georgia, Hattie Moreland (Jonny) of Albany, Georgia, Shirley Ervin (Herman) of Bessie, Alabama; brother-in-law, Emmitte Hunt of Albany, Georgia; twenty-one grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins.
God saw him getting tired, a cure was not to be.
He wrapped him in his loving arms and whispered ‘Come with me.’
He suffered much in silence, his spirit did not bend.
He faced his pain with courage, until the very end.
He tried so hard to stay with us but his fight was not in vain,
God took him to His loving home and freed him from the pain.