Mrs. Barbara Jackson passed away Sunday, August 22, 2010 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan. She was 69 years of age.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from Ozark Baptist Church with the Reverend Harry Circle officiating. Burial followed at Woodlawn Memory Gardens with Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home directing. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to The Diabetes Association or to Hugh Hodges Scholarship Fund c/o Ozark Baptist Church.
Barbara, the daughter of the late Aubrey and Liddie Hale, was born December 31, 1940 in Ozark, Alabama. She was a native and lifelong resident of Ozark and was also a lifelong member of Ozark Baptist Church. Barbara was employed for several years as school secretary at Carroll High School and later as Administrative Assistant at Phillips-Van Heusen for 17 years.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by the father of her children, Jimmy Jackson and a sister-in-law, Joycelyn Hale.
Barbara is survived by her daughter, Barbara Lynn Floyd of Ozark; her sons, Jim Jackson (Melinda) of Opelika, Jay Jackson (Lori) of Ozark and John Jackson (Amy) of Montgomery; a sister, Brenda Ring (Keith) of Abbeville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tim and Jill Jackson Wilson of Ozark; her brothers, Dan Hale of Ozark, Randolph Hale (Tina) of Alabaster; eight grandchildren, Leigha Jennings of Willis, Tx., Trey, Hannah, Rebecca and Joshua Jackson of Opelika, Caroline and Lake Jackson of Ozark and John Scott Jackson II of Montgomery.
Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home in Ozark is in charge of the arrangements. www.fuquabankston.com.