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Myrle Jackson

Jul 14 1910 - Sep 22 2007

Myrle Jackson 97 of Leonard, Texas, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2007 at the Homestead of McKinney in McKinney, Texas. She was born July 14, 1910, in Pike, Texas to John Edgar Howard and Lucy Ann Williams Howard. On January 2, 1936 she married W.A. Jackson in Rockwall, Texas. Myrle was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Leonard. She was also a long time volunteer at the Veteran’s Hospital in Bonham. She is survived by her sons, James R. Jackson and wife, Jo of Leonard, Billy R. McGee and wife, Pat of Allen; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Jackson of Garland; fifteen grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great -grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sons, Eual Dean Jackson, Johnny William (Bill) Jackson, Fred Jackson and Chester Jackson; sisters, Alvis Spradlin and Johnnie Nell Cox; and brother, Claude Howard. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at the First United Methodist Church, Leonard, Texas with Rev. Willie Johnson and Rev. Jim McIntire officiating. Interment will follow at Pike Cemetery in Pike, Texas. Pallbearers will be Scott Jackson, Donny Cox, John Jackson, Shannon Stephens, Gary Cox, and Danny Allison. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Monday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Leonard. Memorials may be made to the Pike Cemetery Association or to the First United Methodist Church in Leonard.
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