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The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina
February 11, 1937, Vol. 41, No. 15

Death Claims World War Veteran

"Taps" was sounded for one more member of the American Legion who with unfailing valor served his country during the World War, when Thomas Jackson, 46-year-old veteran, died at the Augusta, Georgia, Veteran's Administration Hospital Tuesday, February 2. Mr. Jackson had been a hospital patient for several weeks and had been transferred to Augusta a week before his death.

Interment with funeral services conducted by Dr. J. A. Ward, pastor of the First Baptist church, was at the Hamilton cemetery Wednesday afternoon. Member of the American Legion acted as pallbearers and a Legion bugler sounded "taps" at the graveside.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his mother, Mrs. Henry Jackson, residing near Dillon; there sisters, Mrs. Florence Smith, Nichols; Mrs. Mamie Brumbles, Latta; Mrs. Lonnie Wellington, and Miss Donnie Jackson, Dillon; two brothers, Tobe Jackson, Rt. 2, Dillon and Walter Jackson, Rt. 3, Dillon. Mr. Jackson was unmarried.

[ *Both his parents' obituaries list him as Thurman Jackson.
Thomas Jackson - born 1-23-1891, died 2-1-1937
Taken from the Hamilton Cemetery listing by David Jackson.]

Submitted by David Jackson, Sept 2004.

NOTE: Thomas Jackson, February 11, 1937, was the son of Henry Jackson and Telitha McKenzie. Obituary sent to me from the personal files of Helen Moody. --dj

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