Terry Eugene Jackson

Terry Eugene Jackson, 56, of the Green Hill community passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at his home.

He was born October 15, 1957, in Warren, Ohio, to Viola Blanche Fowler Jackson of Green Hill and the late Jesse Guy Jackson. He was a retired boilermaker and attended Green Hill Baptist Church where he loved church singing.

Terry loved NASCAR and was a Mason where he was an active member of Eureka Lodge #40 in Monticello.  He often visited other lodges so he could meet other “lodge brothers” throughout the nation.  He was never a stranger to anyone and always received blessings by meeting new people.

Terry was known as “Doc” in the motorcycle world.  He was always there to help anyone in need.  “Doc” was a Charter Member of the Free Born Chapter of the Widows Sons, an organization that introduces Freemasonry to the public as well as the motorcycle community.  The Widows Sons is a worldwide Masonic Motorcycle Organization which, among other things, provide relief to the widows and orphans of our Masonic brethren.  They help promote Masonic awareness to the public and the Motorcycle community while participating in many public charity events.

Terry was a true freedom fighter and believed in belonging to organizations which help protect our freedoms.  Terry was a long time member of Arkansas Bikers Aiming Toward Education (ABATE District 18).  He has served as President, Vice President and Road Captain for the Southeast Arkansas District.  He is a previous recipient of the State Ray Gowen award and D-18 Member of the Year award.  He was a founding member of Ride Free Arkansas PAC and a ten year member of the Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF).  Terry dearly loved his ABATE Family.

He was also preceded in death by his two sons, Terry and Jeffery Jackson.  

Survivors include one daughter, Brittany Jackson, of Green Hill; his mother, Viola Jackson, of Green Hill; two brothers, Jesse “Jay” Jackson and family, of Houston, Texas, and Danny Jackson and family, of Magnolia, Texas; three sisters, Sharon Mattson and family, of Phoenix, Ariz., Judy Morgan and family, of Pinehurst, Texas, and Pauline Copelan and family, of Pinehurst, Texas.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 13, 2014, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Green Hill Cemetery with Masonic honors.  

Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 800 Marshall St., Little Rock, AR 72201.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.stephensondearman.com.

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The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612

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