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Bill I. "Brownie" Jackson

Thursday, February 1, 2007

Bill I. "Brownie" Jackson, 87, of Worthington, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton.

He was born March 4, 1919 in Linton, to William and Lurca (Storey) Jackson.

Bill was a barber in Indianapolis and Worthington, and retired from Worthington School, where he worked in maintenance and as a bus driver.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Linton, American Legion and VFW in Worthington.

Survivors include: his wife, Orilla (Calvert) Jackson; four sons, William (Michal) Jackson, Newark, Delaware; Ronald (Laurie) Jackson, Terre Haute; Russell (Marion) Jackson, Annandale, Virginia; Randall (Nancy) Jackson, Shelburn; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren; two sisters, Joetta Adams, Burne and Willetta (Mike) Ellis, Bloomington.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 11 a.m. on Saturday with the Rev. Bill Beckelheimer, officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of service.