October 07, 2021

Joe Jackson, 72, of Fulton, Ky., passed away October 5, at his residence.

He was born on April 7, 1949 in Fulton, to the late Denzil A. and Ethel Chapman Jackson. He was a member of Liberty Worship Center in South Fulton, Tenn., and was a United States Army veteran. Joe worked for the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company where he was a tire builder. He was also a proud member of the NRA.

He is survived by his wife, Clara Bell Jackson, whom he married September 28, 1969; a daughter, Wendy Lee (Thomas Neal) Wharton of Martin, Tenn.; a son, David W. (Melisa Adams) Jackson of Fulton; five grandchildren, Alexis N. Lewis of Union City, Tenn., Josh Roberson of Clinton, Ky., Matt (Amber) Wharton of Martin, Angelina (Kyle) McClure of Dresden, Tenn., and Joy Wharton of Martin; two brothers, Lendel Jackson and Lonnie Jackson, both of Clinton, Ky.; and a sister, Ruth Edwards of Clinton.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Denny Jackson, and a sister, Judy Dwiggins.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Oct. 8 in the funeral chapel of Hornbeak Funeral Home of Fulton. Burial followed in Clark Cemetery. Visitation was held at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Oct. 7.

Memorials may be made to the Liberty Worship Center, 120 Forestdale Ave., South Fulton, TN 38257.