Funeral services for Ernest Lee Jackson, 79, of Winona, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at Mt. Zion CME Church with Reverend Dearyl Ford serving as eulogist. Burial will follow at Kilgore Memorial Garden under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home.
Ernest Lee Jackson was born on August 28, 1938 to the parentage of Horace Jackson and Mae D. Walden in Kilgore.
Ernest attended C.B. Dansby School in Kilgore. At an early age he united with the Macedonia Baptist Church and later joined the Mt. Erie Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Polly Jackson; one daughter, Latana Jackson; two sons, Earnest F. Jackson (Lavada) and Tony Bradford Jackson.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.