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Obituary: Chris Jackson, Amity


Chris Jackson, age 61, of Amity, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

He was born on November 28, 1954 in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Colonel Frank Dale Jackson and Nelwyn Glyn Reece Jackson. He was preceded in death by his father.

He loved history and pursued an advanced education in the subject. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University, Master’s degree from the University of Texas and while working toward his PHD, taught history at Texas A & M. As he made his home near Amity, he enjoyed working in the garden, raising his cattle and reading.

He was a member of the Blessed on the Rock Church. He is survived by his mother, Nelwyn Jackson of Cleburne, Texas; his brother and sister-in-law, Frank and Cynthia Jackson of Cleburne, Texas; his sister and brother-in-law, Margo and Robin Myers of Amity; and his six nieces and nephews, Rachel Miller, Jeremiah Myers, Nicholas Myers, Margo Elise Jackson, Hannah Myers and Katherine Myers.

Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July

30, 2016, in the Blessed on the Rock Church in Amity with Bro. Billy Thomason officiating.

Visitation will be Friday, 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Alpine Cemetery under the di- rection of Davis-Smith Funeral Home, Glenwood.

Guest registry is at www.davis-smith.com.

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