Thursday, December 29, 2005

Amon Monroe Jackson, 88, of Baldwin City, Kan., died Dec. 20, 2005, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab.

He was born Aug. 17, 1917, in Purdy, the son of Curtis and Laura Terry Jackson. He attended schools in the Stotts City area. He had worked in the peach orchards in California drove a truck for MFA feed supply, worked for Carnation Milk, was a mechanic for Victory Cab Company in Kansas City, Kan., and worked for Farmland for 20 years, retireing in 1979.

He married Freddie Deant Scott on April 26, 1941, in Mt. Vernon, and she preceded him in death april 1, 1998.

He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas Jackson; one brother, Herman Jackson; and two sisters, Lena Snow and Bernadine Morford.

Survivors include: two sons, Curtis Jackson and Wayne Jackson, both of Baldwin City, Kan.; three daughters, Shirley Hall, of Las Vegas, Nev., Kathy Brumley, of Lawrence, Kan., and Terri Caruthers, of Baldwin City, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and for great-great-grandchildren.

Services were today (Wednesday), at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home in Baldwin City, Kan. Burial was at Central Union Cemetery in Stotts City.