Odis Earl Jackson of Grand Ridge passed away Monday, July 11, 2011, at the age of 62.
He was born in Grand Ridge June 10, 1949, to the late Fred and Altha (King) Jackson. He was a retired farmer and well driller and was of the holiness faith.
He was also preceded in death by his son, David Jackson, and a brother, C. B. Jackson.
He is survived by his wife, Donna, of Grand Ridge; three sons, John Jackson and his wife, Becky, of Grand Ridge, Ken Hunter and his wife, Crystal, also of Grand Ridge, and Clay Hunter and his wife, Andrea, of Marianna; a daughter, Shannon Bedner, of Niceville; 13 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter; a brother, Tommy Jackson, and his wife, Patricia and a sister-in-law, Annie Mae Jackson, all of Sneads; three sisters, Odessa Lovelace and her husband, Tom, of Belton, Texas, Cleo Edenfield and her husband, Roy, of Sneads, and Hilda Goodson and her husband, Howard, of Grand Ridge; and a special cousin, Richard Outlaw, also of Grand Ridge.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, at the funeral home. Flowers are acceptable and those wishing may make memorial contributions to Emerald Coast Hospice, 4374 Lafayette Street, Marianna, Florida 32446.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (phone 674-5449). On-line condolences may be made at www.adamsfh.com