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John Amos Jackson

Birth Date: December 27, 1943
Death Date: April 28, 2015

John Amos Jackson Sr.

Passed away peacefully in Sacramento surrounded by his loving family.
John was born in Sterlington, Louisiana on December 27, 1943 to Arlene English and Ernest Jackson. He passed away peacefully in Sacramento, California. Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 49 years, Sandra Jackson. Dear father of LaWanda Rhone, John W. Godfrey III, Sandra Denise Jackson, and John Jackson, Jr. Cherished grandfather of 8, and a host of great grandchildren. Loving brother of Willie James English and his wife Brenda. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. John loved to play dominos with his brother and friends. He was loved by all.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 3 PM – 7 PM
Funeral service Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM with interment to follow.

Cemetery
Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
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Funeral Service
May 8, 2015
10:00 am
Sacramento: Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
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Visitation
May 7, 2015
3:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Sacramento: Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes Chapel of Reflection
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
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  1. Sandra, I am so sorry about the loss of your loving husband John. From all I have read about him he was an intelligent, fun, gentle, and loving man. He seemed just right for you and so glad you had 49 years together. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Enjoy the wonderful memories that you shared. God Bless, Eileen Bowling

  2. Our deepest condolances to all of the jJackson Family God be with u in your time of grief.
    RIP Mr.Jackson

  3. Sending prayers and love to the entire Jackson family. I adored Reverend Jackson and
    am thankful to God for blessing all of us with such a kind soul.

  4. Sister Sandra, may the Lord comfort and keep you in the loss of your husband. I remember Brother John as such a kind and gentle spirit and he will be missed. It's been a long time since seeing you guys but you were never forgotten. Love you, Pat and Reginald Favors.

  5. My deepest sympathy to this wonderful family. I grew up with all the Jacksons and have the greatest memories with John. Especially the water fights we used to have. He was one of the kindest men and neighbor ever! We all really loved him!! He will deeply missed by all. Much love to the Jackson Family
    Kathy Rhodes

  6. I was very close childhood friends with his children. He (and his family) are very loving, peaceful, and fun to be around. May Gods grace and peace surround you during this time and everyday as you take it one day at a time! To his daughter Sandra, I know what this loss is like, i am praying for you. ..please don't hesitate to contact me if you need to at imluk145@yahoo.com. Aloha to you all from Hawaii, Fran Arline ( Deacon Steele's daughter)

  7. I will always remember Reverend Jackson for his elaborate set up at the church picnics! He used to tease and say, " this is the area where anyone and everyone will be schooled by my domino skills!! " : He was a wonderful person and he will truly be missed. God bless the family and you all will be in our prayers!
    Sincere Prayers and Blessings,
    Reverend Wingfield and Family 🙂

  8. As a child I was blessed to experience and share great time, events, holiday's, I enjoyed hearing him preaching the word of God, in 1998 I was blessed to get an internship with Waste Management and work on site with Mr. Jackson and on some days we shared good conversation and ate lunch there are so many memories that I can't tell it all your humble spirit and great smile and gentle voice will truly be missed! :innocent: LOVE LITTLE MARIE

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