James Alvin Jackson of Gravois Mills, Missouri departed this life on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, Missouri at the age of 96.
James was born March 31, 1922 in Nowata, Oklahoma, one of seven children to Jessie James (February 24, 1884 – February 20, 1970) and Minnie Florence (Moulder) (November 29, 1884 – May 9, 1957) Jackson.
James was united in marriage to Maudie Belle Henson on Septemeber 15, 1945, who preceded him in death on December 22, 1974. On May 17, 1984, he married Hazel Elaine Stowe, who preceded him in death on November 15, 2005.
James began working at Lake City Ammunition Plant in 1965 and retired in 1980.
He is preceded in death by his parents; six siblings; and two wives. Survivors include his sons, Dennis, Eldon Don, and James Lloyd; step-daughter, Sandy Rice; six grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Services for James will be Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Langsford Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1-2pm, service at 2pm, and burial at Floral Hills East Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice or to the Missouri Veterans Home, Warrensburg, Missouri.