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Robert Lee Jackson

July 6, 1931 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 89)


Robert Lee Jackson, age 89, of Baxley passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 at Sunshine Gardens Assisted Living Facility in Crystal River, Florida.

Mr. Jackson was born July 6, 1931 in Appling County to the late Lewis Robert Jackson and the late Nancy Hughes Jackson. He was a member of Zoar Baptist Church and was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was a retired welder, having worked at Babcock & Wilcox Ship Builders in Brunswick and Selco in Baxley.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 70 years, Ollie Mae Jackson of Baxley; daughter & son in law, Sheila & Dana James of Beverly Hills, FL; sisters, Wynell Herrington of Baxley and Jenny Drawdy of Waycross. Grandchildren, Daniel (Jessica) James, Andrew James, Timothy (Miandra) James and a great- grandchild, Lucy Mae James also survive.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:00 am at Zoar Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Williamson officiating.

Interment will follow in Zoar Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers will be Daniel James, Andrew James, Timothy James, Jeffrey Dyal, Jerry Thomas, and Keith Herrington.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Zoar Baptist Church.

Everyone in attendance is asked to please abide by COVID-19 precautions by wearing a mask and social distancing.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.




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Funeral Service
March 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Zoar Baptist Church
10170 Zoar Rd
Baxley, GA 31513

March 11, 2021

11:30 AM
Zoar Cemetery

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