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James Lee Jackson “Nino”


James Lee Jackson left his earthly home to be with his Lord and Savior on December 6, 2016 at his home. He was born August 24, 1949 in Charenton, LA to Willie and Frances Jackson, who preceded him in death.

He attended Lincoln High and Thomas Jefferson High Schools. James joined the United States Marine Corps in 1969, and he served during the Vietnam conflict. He was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps in 1971. He loved to fix fences and repair people’s homes.

James was preceded in death by his wife Mary Jackson; sister, Marva Lofton; his brothers, Willie O. Jackson, Jr., Jackie Robinson Jackson and several nephews.

Those left to cherish his memories, brothers, Raphael Johnson, San Diego, CA, Mack McKinley Jackson (Gloria), Mildred Malveaux, Dorothy Conner (Henry) all of Port Arthur; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel, 2500 Procter Street @ DeQueen Blvd. with viewing from 9 a.m. until service time. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery under the direction of Gabriel Funeral Home.