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Jerry Wayne Jackson


Jerry Wayne Jackson, 72, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at his home.

A native of Granville County, he was the son of the late Tillman Everett Jackson and Eugenia Averette. He retired as an Assistant Director with Butner Public Safety after 16 years of service. He was a devoted and loving husband, daddy and granddaddy and cherished his time with his family.

A memorial service will be held Monday, August 10, 2020 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Reverend Norma Roberts at 2:00 PM.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of forty-nine years, Susan Lathan Jackson; a daughter, Stacy Jackson Honeycutt (Bryan) of Oxford; a son, Wayne Everette Jackson (Kim) of Oxford; three grandchildren, Krystal Parrish, Daniel Honeycutt and Thomas Honeycutt; a sister, Diane Currin (Jamie) of Stem; three brothers, Larry Jackson (Peggy) of Stem, Donnie Jackson of Butner, and Ricky Jackson (Tammy) of Stem; a sister-in-law, Margaret Lathan of Charlotte and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Jackson.

Visitation will immediately follow the memorial service. You may access the service by clicking on the following link:
Funeral Service:

At Jerry’s request, please omit flowers and donations may be made to VFW Post 10777, P.O. Box 328, Butner, NC 27509 or to Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation, P.O. Box 168, Wake Forest, NC 27588.

Eakes Funeral Home will be observing social distancing for all services and asks everyone in attendance to wear a mask.


  • Audrey Smith Posted August 6, 2020 1:31 am

    Susan and family. We are so sorry to hear of Jerry’s passing. He was a kind and wonderful person.

    Stanley and Audrey Smith

  • Ann Harris Williams Posted August 7, 2020 12:26 am

    So sorry to hear of your loss Susan prayer for strength and comfort to u and your family love u.

  • Steve Minor Posted August 9, 2020 9:39 pm

    I will miss his kindness and laughter. Love and Respect….

  • Grace Farnsworth Tisdale Posted August 10, 2020 4:44 pm

    Larry and Peggy, My sincere condolences on the loss of Larry’s brother. I never met him but if he was Larry’s brother I am sure he was a great guy. Cherish the good times you had together.

  • Carolyn Wooten Posted August 11, 2020 1:23 am

    Susan, so sorry to hear about your husband’s death. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Wayne & Linda Elms Posted August 12, 2020 11:26 pm

    Susan, Stacey, Wayne, Our deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of a wonderful man. We cherish each and every memory we have with your family. God be with you all during this difficult time and the days, weeks and months ahead. We are always here for you. Much love and prayers.

  • Darlene Campbell Posted August 14, 2020 4:37 pm

    Wayne, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers .

  • Pam Davis Posted August 14, 2020 5:32 pm

    Susan, Diane and family, I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Karen Belk Posted August 16, 2020 10:46 pm

    Susan & Family, I am truly sorry for your loss. I was your sister, Peggy’s, college roommate & friend. She has always spoken highly of Jerry. I know he must have been a great guy. Wishing you all comfort @ this difficult time. Keeping you in prayer, Karen Belk

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