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William Allen Jackson

June 7, 1926 — May 10, 2024

William Allen Jackson, 97, went to his heavenly home on May 10, 2024. He was born on June 7, 1926, to Francis Carrol & Lona (Brannon) Jackson, in Cold Springs, OK, being one of 10 children. Willie grew up and attended school at Con 8, graduating in 1945. He served in the US Marine Corp from 1945 to 1946. He was inducted in Oklahoma City into the Navy and from there he was picked and placed into the Marines. He attended basic training at Paris Island, South Carolina. He was sent to Boston to guard the Air Base for 3 months in the wintertime. He then was assigned to the Advance Training in San Diego, CA, where they were prepared to go to China. Later, he was attached with the 1st Battalion Infantry stationed to Sing-TA-China at the close of WWII. He then graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1952. Willie married the love of his life, LaVeta Norine Goodin, on August 5, 1949. Together they made their home in Roosevelt, raising their 4 children, Kenny, Renny, Denny & Jenny. Willie worked raising cattle and custom harvesting for 39 years. He was a member and supporter of the Roosevelt First Baptist Church. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.


Daughter: Jenny Loveless & husband Paul, Lawton, OK
Son: Renny Jackson & wife Karla, Roosevelt, OK
Grandchildren: Dustin Jackson & wife Shanda, Roosevelt, OK
Travis Jackson & wife Laura Leigh, Roosevelt, OK
Will Loveless, Mustang, OK
Brian Loveless & wife Lacey, Tulsa, OK
Natalie Harris & husband Steve, Highland Village, TX
5 Great~ Grandchildren: Chase Jackson, Carson Jackson, Luke Jackson, Tucker Jackson, and Makenna Harris
Sister: Maxine Rhoads & husband, Gene, Tahlequah, OK

Preceded in death by his Wife: LaVeta Jackson, Sons: Denny Jackson and Kenny Jackson, Parents: Francis Carrol & Lona (Brannon) Jackson, 8 Siblings: Aaron Jackson, Blanche Caskey, Leo Jackson, Marie Courtney, Vernie Jackson, Eva Jean Hayes, Mozelle Schultz, and Leta Faye Walkeyemer.

In Lieu of flowers donations may be sent to: Roosevelt First Baptist Church, PO BOX 218, Roosevelt, Oklahoma 73564, or Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children 3800 N May Avenue Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112-9750

Funeral: 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 16, 2024
First Baptist Church, Roosevelt, OK

Visitation: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, OK

Family Visitation: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, OK

Interment: Mountain Park Cemetery, Mountain Park, OK

Under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart, OK
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Visitation

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

9:00am - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart

306 West 11th Street, Hobart, OK 73651

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Family Visitation

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Hobart

306 West 11th Street, Hobart, OK 73651

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Funeral

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church, Roosevelt

, Roosevelt, OK 73564

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Burial

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Mountain Park Cemetery

, Mountain Park, OK 73559

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