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Shirley Catherine Jackson

May 24, 1940 ~ September 9, 2017 (age 77)

Shirley Catherine Jackson, age 77, passed away on September 9, 2017 in Crestview, Florida. She was a resident of Baker, Florida for 25 years. She was born on May 24, 1940 in Sprague, West Virginia to William and Darlene Blair. She was a member of Crosspoint Church for twenty-five years.

Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Harold Blair and Robert Blair; sisters, Betty Rush, Elizabeth Blair, and Jeannie Smigovsky.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Benjamin Franklin Jackson, Jr., sons, William Franklin Jackson and wife Pam, Bruce Wayne Jackson and wife Alexandra, and Bryan Chase Jackson and wife Kelly; daughters, Wanda Ann Nelson and Karan Lynn Burnett and husband Tony; brother, William Blair; nineteen grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Crosspoint-south campus at 11:00am on September 23, 2017.


  Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview.  Guest book and condolences are available online at


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
September 23, 2017

11:00 AM
Crosspoint, south Crestview
2250 P J Adams Pkwy
Crestview, FL 32536

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