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Kenard Jackson

April 13, 1925 August 18, 2018
Kenard Jackson
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Kenard Jackson, age 93, of Knox, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 18, 2018. Kenard was born April 13, 1925 in Carver, Kentucky to Earl Jackson and Mabel Bailey Jackson, both deceased. He had worked 31 years for the U. S. Airforce, 20 years active duty and 11 years in Civil Service in Management Information Systems and Communications Electronics Programing, spending time in Japan, Germany and Iceland. He was a Christian man and was founding member of New Hope Baptist Church, which he actually helped build. After retirement, he loved spending time on the farm gardening. On September 15, 1951 he married Geraldine Theiss, his wife of 66 years now, she survives. Also surviving are his children, Debra Frost of Phoenix, AZ, Ronald Jackson of Dyer, IN, Larry Jackson of Pontiac, IL and Sandra Zeigler of Knox, a sister, Evelyn Adams of Mt. Sterling, KY, 11 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sisters, Eileen Wallen and Opal Howell, and a brother, Ray Jackson. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 5-8pm (CT) at M.C. Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 11am (CT) at the New Hope Baptist Church in Knox. Burial will follow at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox.

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5:00 PM 8/21/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
MC Smith Funeral Home

153 E. Washington St
Knox, IN 46534

MC Smith Funeral Home
153 E. Washington St Knox 46534 IN
United States





11:00 AM 8/22/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/22/2018 12:00:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church

2485 S. 350 E.
Knox, IN 46534

New Hope Baptist Church
2485 S. 350 E. Knox 46534 IN
United States

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Crown Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

1200 E. Lake St.
Knox, IN 46534

1200 E. Lake St. Knox 46534 IN
United States

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