Dennis Jackson
1936 - 2020
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Dennis Jackson, born May 14, 1936, departed this life October 08, 2020, at his resident, surrounded by his family. He was an Army Veteran, received his honorable discharge in 1961. He attended Southern University and Toddy's Business School where he completed a course in IBM Business, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was baptized by the late Rev. McKinley Smith at Little Zion Baptist. He was employed as a Medical Technician at the National Hansen's Disease Center, in Carville, LA, where he was employed for 36 years. He was a faithful member at St. Mary Baptist Church, where he served faithfully until his health decline, under the leadership of Bishop Conway L. Knighton. He was a devoted and loving husband to Anna Catherine Jackson for 38 years. Dennis was the father of 5 living children; Darryl Jackson, Stephanie Jackson of Geismar, LA; Terry Anderson-Webb (Richmond), Baton Rouge, LA: Judith Anderson, Marietta, GA and Lorita Anderson-Hawkins (Otis) of Baton Rouge, LA. Preceded in death by mother and father, Loney and Virginia Jackson, (Brother) Oscar Jackson, (Son) Albert Anderson, Jr., and other relatives. Due to Covid-19, masks must be worn to the viewing and funeral services. Family, friends, and parishioners of St. Mary Baptist Church are invited to attend the Funeral Services. A walk through viewing services will take place at Desselle Funeral Home, 263 Eddie Robinson, Sr., Drive, Baton Rouge, LA. 5 pm-7pm on Friday, October 16, 2020. The Services Saturday, October 17th, 2020, visitation from 9 am- 11 am, Home-Going services immediately following. St. Mary Baptist Church, 1252 North Acadian Thruway, Baton Rouge, LA. Pastor Conway L. Knighton Officiating. Desselle Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Advocate from Oct. 15 to Oct. 17, 2020.
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October 17, 2020
Pawpaw thank you for your guidance, wisdom, and leadership. Thank you for your unconditional love. I just left the house with Granny and I could help but stare at your favorite chair wishing you would some how reappear so we could watch another football game or laugh at “Family Feud.” I love you Pawpaw.
Nathaniel “Nate” Anderson
Grandchild
October 17, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Ida Thompson- Paul
Classmate
October 17, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Love Sue Ford and family.
Sue Ford
Friend
October 16, 2020
To Catherine, Darrell, Stephanie and all of the Family,
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Gloria Marcell and Family
Friend
October 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Gail Esteen
Family
October 16, 2020
It is my prayer that the Lord will continue to bless, strengthen and comfort my sister as she try to cope with the loss of her husband.
Dennis was the best Brother-In-Law ever. He could do anything, a jack of all trades. Dennis did everything with a smile and had a laugh so big and deep, you would have no other choice but to join in. A happy soul.
The Lord blessed our family with memories of Dennis that will last a lifetime.
Lots of love for my family.
Cynthia Anthony
Family
October 16, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.T
Tinita(Tina) LeBlanc
Friend
October 16, 2020
To the family, Bro. Jackson was always spiritually there for others, and that is how I will forever remember him having kind words and caring thoughts to share always. No words can take away the sorrow that you bare. May it be comforting to you to know that others care.
Sis. Fredia McKnight Bowman & Family
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October 16, 2020
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Janice Drake
October 16, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. I will certainly miss my neighbor of 30+ years, always so kind and friendly. Rest in Peace Mr. Jackson.
CARLA Y CHAPPELL
Neighbor
October 15, 2020
Darrell and Stephanie,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Patrick, Albertha and Leslie Nelson
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