Hansel Jackson

Published 12:05 am Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nov. 4, 1933 – November 21, 2014

NATCHEZ — Funeral services for Hansel Jackson, 81, of Natchez, who died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Laird Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Brewer and the Rev. Bart Walker officiating.

Burial will follow at Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday and from 1:00 p.m. Monday until time of service at the funeral home.

Jackson was born Nov. 4, 1933 in Amite County, the son of James Bryan Jackson, Sr. and Nina Rollins Jackson.

He worked as a salesman for Holsum Bakery for many years in Louisiana and was known as “Jack the bread man.”  He was a former member of Cranfield Baptist Church and currently a member of Parkway Baptist Church. He loved his family and friends and they knew it. He always had a smile.

Jackson is preceded in death by his parents, six brothers, J. B. Jr., Emmett, Teddy, Aubrey, Carey, and Donald Jackson and three sisters, Jackie Bennett, Raye Netherland and Faye Whittington.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Edith Delancy Jackson; two sons: Danny Jackson and his wife, Jayne, and Kenny Jackson, and his wife, Tamy, all of Natchez; three grandsons: Justin Jackson and his wife, Melissa, of Clinton, Bryan Jackson of Jackson and Josh Jackson and his wife, Kelcey, of Fort Benning, GA; one granddaughter: Hannah Kellogg and her husband, Andrew, of Wiggins, MS; four great grandchildren and a brother: Clark Jackson and his wife, Marilyn, of Natchez.

Pallbearers will be Rusty Jackson, Dale Jackson, Rusty Anders, Steve Joy, Barney McCallister, and Bill Salters.

Honorary pallbearers will be Doug McCallister, James Green, John Bonds, and Wren Boykin.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to their neighbors, Dale and Carol Havard and Doug McCallister, StaHome Health and Camellia Hospice for their special care, Dr. Barry Tillman, Dr. Randy Tillman, Dr. Vikram Dulam and Dr. Davis Dear of Jackson.

Online condolences may be sent to lairdfh.com.