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Obituary from the Southern Christian Advocate issue dated December 4, 1947 Vol 111+ #48 pg 13 col 2
from the Sandor Teszler Library of Wofford College:

J M Jackson

John Murchison Jackson, 93, pioneer merchant of Bennettsville, died at his home October 8 following a critical illness of two weeks. He joined the Methodist Church at 16, and for 70 years was a member of the board of stewards of First Church, Bennettsville. He was for years a leading business man of the town and active in civic service. The son of the late Owen Jackson and Mrs Margaret Murchison Jackson, he was born at Clio. His wife, Mrs Elizabeth Walker Duvall Jackson, formerly of Cheraw, died in 1923. Mr Jackson is survived by seven children, Mareen D Jackson, Miss Margaret Jackson, Mrs John M Jackson, Jr., and Miss Harriett Jackson of Bennettsville, Mrs Frank A Proctor of Blenheim, Rev Roderick H Jackson of Portsmouth, Va., Episcopal Church, and Mrs Boyd Nash of Spartanburg. The funeral services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. E S Dunbar, assisted by Rev George H Harris, rector of St Paul's Episcopal Church.

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 10 Dec 2002.


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