Funeral services for Mr. Joe Ben Jackson, 78, of Cochran who died Saturday, June 2, 2012 will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday in Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Mr. Jackson was born in Twiggs County, the son of the late Lawrence and Mary Long Jackson. He was the widower of Betty Sapp Jackson. He was retired from J.M. Huber Corp. and a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his son, Scotty (Rebecca) Jackson of Cochran; 2 grandchildren, Jeremiah Sapp Jackson and Bryn Laree Jackson, both of Cochran; sisters, Irene Woodard of Cochran and Hilda Fowler of Danville; brothers, Herschel Jackson and Arthur (Ann) Jackson, both of Danville.
The family may be contacted at the residence of Scotty & Rebecca Jackson, 161 Little Bud Lane and will meet friends at the funeral home from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M. on Monday night.
Fisher Funeral Home has charge of arrangements