Carter Funeral Home humbly announces the transition of Mr. Billie Joe Jackson, 67, of Union Springs, Alabama. Billie Joe passed away peacefully, Monday, June 17, 2019 at his residence.
Celebration of Life Services was held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. from the sanctuary of the First Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Gary Lewis, Pastor. The message of strength was delivered by his son, Pastor, Michael Mack. Interment followed all services in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Cemetery.
Public visitation was held Friday, June 21, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home. Joe Jackson was born November 16, 1951 to Willie Joe and Bessie Deloach Jackson in Fitzpatrick, AL.
His loving parents and one brother, Isaac, preceded him in death. Billie was one of 14 children born to this union. He gave his life to Christ at an early age at Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church.
Billie was a driver for Wayne’s Farms Industry for more than 20 years. He owned and operated an automotive garage, which he titled Jackson Automotive.
In his leisure, he rode horses with his children and friends (“The Posse”); his favorite horse was Champ. He also picked up a skill from his dad that he did proudly, farming.
He also continued a trait his mom taught all of her children, feed anyone who is hungry.
Billie joined in holy matrimony to the love of his life, Mrs. Jacquelyn Reynolds-Jackson, on July 3, 1999.
In addition to his devoted wife, Billie leaves to cherish his memories his wonderful children: Michael (Alethea) Mack, Prattville, AL; Roderick (Sallie) Pritchett, Saginaw, Michigan; Yolanda Jackson, Charlotte, NC; Patrick Pritchett, Montgomery, AL; Kreshan Johnson (Laurie), Union Springs, AL; Pasha (David) Butler, Fort Mitchell, AL; Alicia Jackson, Montgomery, AL; Billie Jackson, Jr., Union Springs, AL; three loving bonus children: Jeffrey Flintroy, Union Springs, AL; Chambree Flintroy, Union Springs, AL; and Jasmine Reynolds, Fort Hood, Texas; seven sisters: Louvenia (Joe deceased) King, New York, Savannah (deceased James) Fitzpatrick, Union Springs, AL; Minnie (Willie) Thomas, Ohio; Sandra (Frazier) Scott, Union Springs, AL ; Linda Bowers, Louisiana; Applnella Sanders, Texas; Dorothy Presley, Montgomery, AL; five brothers: Tommie Lee (Cassandra) Blakely, Highlog, AL; his twin, Willie (Maria) New York; Jerome (Pamela), Union Springs, AL; Roland Jackson, Union Springs, AL; and Terrence (Carolyn) Sutton; 23 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren; Mother-in-law, Annie L. Reynolds, Fitzpatrick, AL; sisters-in-law: Rose (Lorenzo) Stokes, Houston, TX, Patricia McGhee, Debra Palmer, Regenia Long, Fitzpatrick, AL; Marcia Reynolds, Houston, TX; Beverly (Tony) Scott, Montgomery, AL; and Shirley Thomas, Unions Springs, AL; brothers-in-law: Larry Reynolds, Bakerville, CA; and Stephen Reynolds, Auburn, AL; an aunt, Alice Mae Calhoun; an uncle, James Jackson; a godson, Arthur “Bip” Tolbert; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to support the Jackson family with End of Life Services.