Wes Jackson

Friday, April 16, 2004

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Wesley "Wes" Jackson, 87, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died April 12, 2004, at his grandson's home in Grand Rapids.

Born Dec. 31, 1917, in Benton, Miss., son of the late Henry and Rose Ann Collins Jackson, he moved to Sikeston in 1948.

Survivors include: two sons, Cleveland Baskin and Lonnie Ray Hall of Grand Rapids; seven daughters, Ethel Trice, Louise Jackson, Dorothy Jean Brooks, Josephine Young, Sarah Wallace and Charlene Vick of Grand Rapids and Lorianne Cortez of Kalamazoo, Mich.; and 34 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 2 p.m. Saturday until service time at 3 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Sikeston. Calvin Young will officiate.

Burial will follow in Sunset of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.