THEO JACKSON, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born January 06, 1927 in Rock Springs, Arkansas, a son of Marion Cosby and Aielene (Popplewell) Jackson. He departed this life Saturday, August 01, 2015 in Bentonville, Arkansas, at the age of 88 years.
Theo proudly served his country in the Army National Guard during the Korean War. He worked as a farmer/rancher and was a member of the Grandview Baptist Church and Arkansas Cattleman's Association.
On October 28, 1951, Theo was united in marriage with Madelene Dee (Howerton) Jackson who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two sons, Tim Jackson and wife Britta of Canyon, TX and Lonnie Jackson and wife Kari Lyn of Copeland, KS; ten grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family, friends, and loved ones.
Theo was preceded in death by his parents, Marion Cosby and Aielene Jackson; four sisters, Celestia Northcross, Grace Collins, Lena Ethridge, and Oleta Summers; and one brother, Marion Jackson.
Visitation was from 6:00 until 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service was at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, August 05, 2015 at the Grandview Baptist Church with Pastor Billy McCall officiating. Interment followed the service in the Grandview Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com