Melissa Renee Jackson of Sheridan, Arkansas was born August 10, 1977 in Little Rock, Arkansas the daughter of Louis Andrew Jackson III, and Diana Williams Jackson. She was a member of Sheridan Church of Christ. She enjoyed being outside, especially hunting and fishing, gardening, playing softball and mud riding.
Melissa died Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock at the age of 35.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Louis and Lola Jackson and Emogene Williams.
Survivors: Son, Cody Shea Jackson of Sheridan; Brother, Andrew Jackson and wife Jana of Benton; Parents, Andy and Diana Jackson of Sheridan; Grandfather, Elmer Williams of Sheridan and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Sheridan Church of Christ with Ken Bolden, Minister, Tom Warmack and Larry Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Jackson Cemetery near Sheridan. Visitation will be Saturday from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers are Tommy Jackson, Dewayne Ellis, Chase Williams, Blake Williams, Brett Black, Hayden Williams and Ley Wheetley.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202.