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Lonnie Leon Jackson, Jr

May 10, 2019

Obituary

Lonnie Leon Jackson Jr. was born May 5, 1985 to Lonnie Jackson Sr. and Katringa Nelson at Vaughn Regional Medical Center in Selma, AL. He attended Francis Marion High School (Class of 2003 ) but later obtained his GED and Flooring certification from Job Corp in Kentucky. Lonnie transitioned on May 10th, 2019 in Hale County, AL. Preceding him in death;  his father, Lonnie Jackson, Sr.,  grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Jackson & Lola Nelson and M.C. Parker. 

 Lonnie accepted Christ at an early age at Providence Baptist Church but later joined Berean Missionary Baptist Church under the  leadership of Pastor Lonnie Earl Anderson, Jr. As a member, he participated in different ministries; Jr. Deacons, BBC Step Team, and Crusaders to name a few.

 On April 8, 2014 , Lonnie became a father to a beautiful daughter Ni’Syiah LaRue Jackson. Syiah-Pooh was his “baby”, pride and joy.

 Lonnie was known for his super charming and outgoing personality. He loved to talk and have serious debates no matter the topic. His  favorite pastime was reading, playing cards and listening to music. He also had a passion for writing. He wrote poetry, shorts novels, and songs where he collaborated with Daveron “Blame” Dallas (SoLow Sleep) on music projects. Lonnie was also an entertainer and  comedian . On any given day, you could catch him on Facebook live sharing his thoughts, ideas, or simply providing a laugh to his family and friends. He didn’t meet a stranger and always kept a big smile on his face.

 Lonnie leaves to cherish his memory, his only daughter Ni’Syaih “Syaih-Pooh” Jackson of Fort Wayne, Indiana. His mother, Katringa Nelson of Marion, AL. Two Brothers: Lionel Keith Nelson (Brittany) Marion AL. Cordell Leon Holifield of Huntsville, Alabama ; Three Sisters: Kourtney Renee Jackson of Huntsville, Alabama , Sarah Shalonnie Jackson and Shalonndra Renea Jackson of Brent, AL ;11 Aunts : Connie Scott,  Sharon Nelson (Buddy) ,Melanie Hogue (Lewis), Dorothy Mayhand (Jerry), Shirley Jackson (Larry), Annie Childs (James) Sara Jackson , Nadine Lewis (Chris), Cynthia  Jackson, and Corretta Jackson all of Marion, AL, Alphrida Hogan (Sam) of Cincinnati, Ohio. Two Uncles: Willie Nelson of Fayette, AL and Horace Jackson of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Four Neices:  Lolashia Jackson, Alerika Nicole Jackson, Raven Sariah Anderson, and Nakiah Holifield; Four Nephews: Lo’Zarian Jamel Jackson,  Josiah Markeith Jackson, Bobby Cornell Anderson Jr, Braylon Jay’Cole  Anderson. Stepmother, Dianne Ann Jackson of Brent, AL ; Special cousins Deonna Nelson and Kevin Nelson of Marion, AL; Host of friends and relatives who LOVED him dearly.

 

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Services

Viewing
Friday
May 17, 2019

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Melvin Miller Funeral Service
302 Pickens St
Marion, Alabama 36756

Celebration of Life
Saturday
May 18, 2019

10:00 AM
Francis Marion High School Auditorium
101 Hubbard Drive
Marion, AL 36756

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 18, 2019

Marion City Cemetery
Marion AL
Marion, AL 36756

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