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Joseph Darnell Jackson

Deacon Joseph Darnell Jackson was born June 19, 1949, to Mr. Joseph Jackson Sr. and Mrs. Hallie Bell Ferrell Jackson.   

Joseph quietly entered into eternal rest March 29, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital.  Joseph was married to Joyce Waller Jackson and to this union two children were born, Randy D. Jackson of Washington, D.C. and Sherrye J. Tillman of Mableton, Ga.  He had one son-in-law, Torrey Tillman Sr. and a beloved grandson, Torrey Tillman, Jr.  He leaves six siblings to cherish his memory, Edna Logan and husband Eugene Logan of Nathalie, Joann Mearite and Helen Jackson of Washington, D.C., Ray L. Jackson of South Boston, Ruby Chambers of Seat Pleasant, Md. and William P. Jackson of South Boston.  He also leaves a brother- in-law, Overton and wife Carolyn Waller; a sister-in-law Avera Chism; five aunts and one uncle, Aunt Adelle Glass, Aunt Gracie Jackson, Aunt Charlotte Williams, Aunt Elsie Anderson, Uncle Roy Ferrell; and a host of nephews, nieces, and friends.

A viewing and a reflection hour will be held Friday, April 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist Church.  The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 7, at 12 p.m. following an 11 a.m. viewing at Mountain Grove Missionary Baptist Church in South Boston.

Funeral services were provided by, Dunn and Sons Funeral Services serving Halifax and Washington, D.C.