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Billy W. Jackson

Funeral services for Billy W. Jackson were held at 11a.m. Tuesday,
Sept. 4, 2018, in the chapel at Saulters Funeral Home. Mr. Jackson
died on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Jefferson Davis County.
Rev. Randy Gardner officiated and burial was in the Antioch Baptist
Church Cemetery in Copiah County.
Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be James Davis, Dylan Jackson, Jason Lee, Sidney
Thompson, Timothy Thompson and Randy Reynolds.
Billy Wilson Jackson was born on March 2, 1936, in Crystal Springs to
William and Bonnie Davis Jackson.
Mr. Jackson had an extensive career in the production side of the oil
and gas industry.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served aboard the aircraft
carrier USS Ticonderoga, CV14. Mr. Jackson attended Bunker Hill
Baptist Church.
Preceding Mr. Jackson in death were his mother and father; a brother,
Richard Jackson; and two sisters, Mayme Watkins and Willie Bea Vavak.
Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Susie Thompson Jackson of
Bassfield; three daughters, Angie Fagan (James) of Bassfield, Rita
Oubre (Conley) of Hahnville, Louisiana, and Sandra Jean Jackson of
Flora; one son, Wayne Jackson (Minna) of Wesson; a host of
grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Gardiner (Ron)
of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Floy Hagood of Bethany, Oklahoma; as
well as a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was Tuesday from 10 – 11 a.m. at Saulters Funeral Home.