February 7, 1927 - January 19, 2021
Mr. Marvin W. Jackson, 93 of Poulan, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at his residence. The graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday January 22,2021 at the Damascus Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Mathews will officiate. Mr. Jackson was born on February 7, 1927 in Marion, S.C., to the late Waymond David and Lula Lorene Turner Jackson. He began his military career in the United States Navy and later retired after 27 years of service as a MSGT in the United States Army having served in WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War where he earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with Valor. After his military career he later retired from the City of Sylvester Gas and Light company where he worked as the supervisor for 25 years. Mr. Jackson enjoyed carpentry, his afternoon trips to Ed's Truck stop and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. Survivors include his children, Linda Page (Charles, Marvin Jackson, Jr (Tammy), James Jackson (Patty), Brenda Davis, Jerry Jackson (April), Robert Barfield (Patricia) and Christy Newell (Brad), 20 Grandchildren, 32 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great Great Grandchildren; Siblings, Stonewall Jackson, Mavis Jackson (Lanier), Teresa Bortree, Lee Roy "Rock" Leviner, In addition to his parents, Mr. Jackson was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Harris Jackson on August 4, 2011; son, Wayne Jackson; siblings, Charles Leviner, James Leviner, Jr, Waymond "Wade" Jackson, Brenda Brown and Lonnie Leviner. The family will receive friends on Thursday January 21,2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home. Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com. Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Marvin W. Jackson, 93 of Poulan, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at his residence. The graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday January 22,2021 at the Damascus Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Mathews will officiate. Mr. Jackson... View Obituary & Service Information
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